Preserving Democracy: Understanding HR1/S1
Why We Need the “For The People Act” More Than Ever
Why We Need the For The People Act Now
On Wednesday, February 24, at 7pm, DoTheMostGood and our partners will host a virtual town hall on HR1 and S1 – the For the People Act of 2021. This legislation – a comprehensive, bold, and transformational reform package to protect voting rights, block corruption and voter suppression, and ensure clean elections – is moving through Congress now. We have a stellar panel of experts to educate us, answer your questions and direct our activism to do the most good.
U.S. Representative John Sarbanes (MD-03), primary sponsor of HR 1
Tiffany Muller, President and Executive Director, End Citizens United
Elizabeth Hira, Spitzer Fellow and Policy Counsel, Democracy; Brennan Center for Justice
The event is about engagement, education, and action. Our speakers will offer a big-picture overview of this sweeping package of democracy reforms and focus on key provisions including clean and fair elections, ending the dominance of big money in our politics, and ensure that public servants work for the public interest. They will also explain the urgent, historic opportunity we have in this moment, and. They will also explain the urgent, historic opportunity we have in this moment, and suggest actions you can take to help get these bills passed.