“The Broken Promise” Private Screening (Washington, DC)

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We are pleased to send you an invitation to be a guest at a private screening of “The Broken Promise,” an independent feature-length documentary, on July 28, at 6:15 p.m. at the Landmark E Street Cinema in Washington, D.C. Click here to learn more about the film and watch the trailer. “The Broken Promise” explores […]

When Local Elections are Threatened, What are the National Implications?

The United States is not immune from electoral interference as evidenced from 2016 and 2020 which saw unprecedented levels of harassment and intimidation of election workers. The threats got so bad in the weeks before and after Election Day 2020 that several officials had to temporarily abandon their homes, fearing for their safety. Many experts […]

Is The Loss of Local Journalism Endangering American Democracy?

Defending American Democracy event series

Join us for a conversation with leaders in the field of journalism as they speak about how to revive local news media Local journalism has long been a pillar of American democracy. However, newsrooms across the country have shuttered leaving many communities without local news outlets. There is a movement to help revive local media, […]

McCain Institute Human Rights and Democracy Summit

The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University is hosting its inaugural Human Rights and Democracy Summit. The virtual event took place in conjunction with the White House’s Summit for Democracy on December 9 – 10, 2021. The McCain Institute’s Human Rights and Democracy Summit was split into two segments: ending forced labor […]