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Politics 101: Your Democracy in Action

April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

- Free

Want to get involved? Come learn about the basics of civic participation:

– Participating in local institutions: Community Boards, Democratic and Republican clubs, PTAs, etc.
– Voting in primaries and non-presidential elections, and the impact of low turnout.
– Participating in electoral politics — contributing money, attending and hosting friend/fundraisers,
canvassing, and other forms of volunteering for campaigns.
– How constituents win or lose in the competition for resources and favorable legislation.
– How to communicate with elected officials, their staffs, and agencies.

Join us for a conversation with:
Rachel Goodman, Chief of Staff, Councilmember Brad Lander
Craig Hammerman, District Manager, Brooklyn Community Board 6
Benjamin Solotaire, President, Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats
Moderated by Eric McClure, Co-Founder, Park Slope Neighbors

Free but space is limited, so please rsvp to info@theoldstonehouse.org


April 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Old Stone House & Washington Park
336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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