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Unprecedented Coalition Comes Together for Real Wisconsin Democracy
Speakers: Mike Wilder, Wisconsin Voices; Peg Lautenschlager, Fmr. Wisconsin Atty. Gen.; Louis Lee, Clean Slate Milwaukee; Jay Heck, Common Cause Wisconsin; Analiese Eicher, One Wisconsin Institute; Matt Rothschild, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
Our Democracy 2020 – Coalition and Campaign Launches
Madison – Coming off of 2014 elections, an unprecedented coalition has come together to strengthen and maintain democracy for Wisconsin people. It’s called “Our Democracy 2020.”
The coalition responding as never before to the systematic barriers on civic rights and the common good that is under way right now in Wisconsin. Our Democracy 2020 is working on 4 pillars of democracy: Voting Rights, Drawing Voting Maps (Redistricting), People Over Money, and Re enfranchisement.
The coalition is laying out visionary goals as well as the expectations for progress this year.
WHO: Our Democracy 2020 Coalition Members joined by former Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager.
WHAT: Launch of Our Democracy 2020 coalition and campaign with a press conference.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 10:00AM
WHERE: Assembly Parlor, Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison, Wisconsin
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The Our Democracy 2020 is an unprecedented coalition of people and organizations working to strengthen WI’s Democracy. We are dedicated to free and fair elections in Wisconsin and preventing laws from being manipulated by politicians seeking an unfair partisan advantage.
Coalition members include: Wisconsin Voices, One Wisconsin Institute, 9to5 Wisconsin, Wisconsin League of Women Voters, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Labor Community at Work, Wisconsin Jobs Now, People for the American Way, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Wisconsin African-American Roundtable, Peace Education Project, Youth Empowered in the Struggle/ Voces, Milwaukee Innercity Congregations Allied for Hope, United Council, WISPIRG