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Building a Reflective Democracy: Changing the Rules of the Game

Building a Reflective Democracy: Changing the Rules of the Game

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Event details

Monday, June 14, 2021
10:00am to 11:30am PDT

About this event

As battles over voting rights unfold across the country, community-based organizations in the Pacific Northwest are shaping policy changes that strengthen our democracy by ensuring that elected leaders reflect our diverse communities.

Join us for a dynamic discussion about how a ranked-choice voting election system could shape the journey toward a reflective democracy. During this session, we will learn how communities are driving state legislation, like the Washington Voting Rights Act, to create progress on issues such as election reform, land-use reform and environmental protection, education reform, and investments in housing and equitable development.


  • Reyna Lopez, Executive Director, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos de Noroeste

  • Valencia Richardson, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Campaign Legal Center

  • Melissa Rubio, Senior Political Manager, OneAmerica  

  • George Cheung, Director, More Equitable Democracy

  • Remy Trupin, Executive-in-Residence, Philanthropy Northwest  

  • Pam Fujita-Yuhas, Foundation Director, Northwest Fund for the Environment 

Please contact Ankita Patel with any questions.

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