⭐ Constitutional Patriotism Partisanship & Future of American Democracy With Jamie Raskin (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for Constitutional Patriotism Partisanship and the Future of American Democracy with Jamie Raskin. Congressman Jamie Raskin represents Maryland’s 8th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to his time in Congress, Raskin was a three-term Senator in Maryland, where he also served as the Senate Majority […]

Women’s History Month: Conversations For Change (Maryland Public Television) – VIRTUAL

In celebration of Women’s History Month, in collaboration with Morgan State University and University of Maryland Global Campus, Maryland Public Television (MPT) invites you to join us for a special event honoring the legacy of Black women suffragists and their impact on the leaders of today — leaders such as […]

The Post-Election Blues: How Can Americans Regain Common Ground? (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Everything seemingly divides Americans—from race to climate change, even whether to wear a mask. And now after one of the most polarized presidential campaign seasons in recent history, will it be possible to again find common ground by resurrecting the very American notion of E Pluribus Unum or “out of […]

Election 2020: Digital Democracy, Disinformation, and Black Voters (Brookings Institute) – VIRTUAL

The 2020 election is awash with misinformation, disinformation, and social media manipulation. It is crucial to counter these efforts to ensure a fair contest and public confidence in the election results. This challenge is particularly urgent for Black Americans, who U.S. intelligence officials confirm were targeted by disinformation campaigns in […]

Baltimore County Dialogs on Race: Voting Rights (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Voter suppression has a long and ugly history in the U.S. Imposing strict voter ID laws, cutting voting times, restricting registration and purging voter rolls have kept significant numbers of eligible voters from the polls and placed special burdens on racial minorities, people living in poverty and youth and seniors.​ […]

Election 2020: Driving Forces and Possible Outcomes (Brookings Institute) – VIRTUAL

As voters begin casting their ballots in the 2020 election, many issues still have the potential to transform the political landscape and determine the outcome of the presidential election, as well as congressional, gubernatorial, and statehouse races across the country. Voters go to the polls with several serious policy issues […]

Your Vote 2020: How to Vote (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

An examination of our election process, from both historical and current perspectives. Learn about your voting rights, how to vote using a mail-in ballot, changes to the General Election polling process due to COVID-19 and how to vote safely in-person. Presented by Common Cause Maryland. Registration closes one hour before […]