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Local Civic Engagement for a Broad Impact

Maria Torres-Springer and Afua Atta-Mensah in Conversation with Hollie Russon Gilman and K. Sabeel Rahman

Oct 27, 2020

Our democracy is in crisis. But we also are in the midst of a powerful new moment of civic engagement, grassroots activism, and with possibilities for bold new approaches to democracy. We have a playbook right in front of us, in the experiments to build civic engagement and revive democracy taking place in New York City. Join senior leaders from New York’s democracy reform and civil society community in dialogue with Hollie Russon Gilman and Sabeel Rahman; authors of the new book Civic Power: Rebuilding American Democracy in an Era of Democratic Crisis as they discuss how to participate in tangible local engagement to lead to larger impact for enhancing democracy.

Maria Torres-Springer

Maria Torres-Springer is the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice Vice President for US programs …

Afua Atta-Mensah

Afua Atta-Mensah joined the Community Voices Heard team in September 2016 as the Executive Director …

Hollie Russon Gilman

Hollie Russon Gilman is a Fellow in the Political Reform program at New America and teaches at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs …

K. Sabeel Rahman

K. Sabeel Rahman is the President of Demos, a think-and-do tank committed to building a more inclusive and equitable democracy and economy …

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