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Waging Democracy

Sunday, October 14, 2018 5 Cheshvan 5779

8:45 AM - 5:00 PMUniversity of San Francisco

For years our democracy has been deteriorating. From our political to electoral to judicial systems, there have been cracks and decay that threaten the security of racial, religious and ethnic minority communities. That's why JCRC is launching a non-partisan democracy initiative and will be hosting Waging Democracy, a day-long forum that includes seminars, sessions and opportunities for action.

Keynote Speaker: Aziz Huq, assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School and author of How to Save a Constitutional Democracy (2018)

Co-Chairs: Leslie Katz, Kristin Olsen and Dan Schnur

$20 for students (with ID)
$30 for adults 35 and under
$50 adults, with early-bird pricing of $40 until September 30

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Partners: Protect Democracy Project, University of San Francisco’s Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good, and The Commonwealth Club

Co-Sponsors: Brennan Center for Justice, Recology, San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, San Francisco Human Rights Commission, San Francisco State University, ADL, Catholic Charities San Francisco, Congregation Emanu-El, Congregation Sherith Israel, J. The Jewish News of Northern California, JCCSF, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, National Council of Jewish Women, San Francisco Interfaith Council, USF Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice, and United Religions Initiative

Financial support provided by: Fox Rothschild LLP, Morrison & Foerster Foundation and Sideman & Bancroft LLP

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