Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md, Will Be In Conversation With Democrats Abroad
Congressman John Sarbanes, Chair of the Democracy Reform Task Force, is leading the fight in Congress to break candidate dependence on corporate PACs and special interests. He is the author of HR1, the For the People Act, which E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post called, “Perhaps the most comprehensive political-reform proposal ever considered by our elected representatives.” HR1 passed the House on March 8th and aims to empower American voters, strengthen our nation’s ethics laws and fix our broken campaign finance system.
Call with be by Zoom (internet link to be provided).
There aren’t many Americans in Fiji, and even fewer are registered with Democrats Abroad in Fiji, but though our numbers may be little, we are fierce.
We are organizing and pizza and postcard event on Wednesday, August 28th at Paradiso Restaurant in Suva and would love for you to attend! Friends and family welcome!
A two-part event in which we first discover Mary Matsuda Gruenewald's book "Looking Like the Enemy" over Happy Hour drinks.
During World War II, America committed the shameful act of interning American citizens of Japanese origin. Now, internment camps are back in the news and we find our current administration routinely detaining refugees, asylum seekers and, in several cases, already naturalized American citizens because of their "looks."
The second half of the event will be for aiding participants in contacting their representatives through writing, emailing and calling. This event is organized by the Women's Caucus.