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Democracy in Color w/mitú & Inclusv: DNC Chair Candidates Forum

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Jack Morton Auditorium, School of Media & Public Affairs, George Washington University

805 21st St NW

Washington, DC 20052

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What would you ask the next leader of the Democratic Party?

This DNC Chair candidates forum will be the only grassroots-organized forum and the only one focused on race and voters of color. We expect it to be a highly attended event and tickets are limited. The event is free but you must register. Please register as soon as possible.

IN PERSON

*If you are able to join us in person, please register for the general admission ticket. You must show a physical or digital confirmation ticket upon checking in. Please show up early.

Space is limited. RSVP required.

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and not guaranteed.


VIA LIVESTREAM

*If you are joining us by livestream, please register for the livestream ticket. A confirmation email with the livestream link will be sent to the email address you provide.

To learn more about each candidate, view our VOTERS GUIDE.

ABOUT THIS EVENT

DNC Chair Candidates Forum 2017

Presented by Democracy in Color, in partnership with mitú and Inclusv

Come join us for an evening on leadership, diversity and the future of the Democratic Party! All seven declared 2017 Democratic National Committee chairmanship candidates have confirmed their participation in the Democracy in Color DNC Chair Candidate Forum presented by Democracy in Color, a multimedia platform on race and politics, in partnership with Latino digital network mitú and diversity hiring initiative Inclusv.

This DNC Chair candidates forum will be the only grassroots-organized forum and the only one focused on race and voters of color.

The new Chair of the DNC and the strategy of the Democratic Party going forward will be central to whether we, as a multiracial and multicultural nation, can truly continue our mission to becoming a just and equitable society for all. The new chair will be elected on the weekend of February 24, 2017 by 447 voting DNC members. This forum will provide you with a chance to hear each candidate's plans and priorities.


The panel discussion will be held on Monday, January 23 at 7 p.m. in Washington, DC at George Washington University. You can also view it via livestream. (Please register for livestream link.)

Who:

  • Aimee Allison, Co-Director of Democracy in Color and host of the Democracy in Color podcast

  • Lucy Flores, Vice President of Public Affairs for mitú and former Nevada State Assemblywoman

  • All seven declared candidates for the 2017 Democratic National Committee chairmanship election.
    To learn more about each candidate, view our VOTERS GUIDE.

    Sally Boynton Brown, Executive Director of the Idaho Democratic Party
    Ray Buckley, Chair of the New Hampshire Democratic Party
    Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana
    Keith Ellison, U.S. House of Representatives, Minnesota 5th District|
    Jehmu Greene, Political Analyst
    Jaime Harrison, Chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party
    Tom Perez, 26th United States Secretary of Labor

  • Moderator: Joy-Ann Reid, host of MSNBC’s AM Joy, columnist for The Daily Beast and editor of the new book: We Are the Change We Seek, the Speeches of Barack Obama



When:

  • Monday, January 23, 2017, 7pm - 9pm

Where: (*NEW LOCATION*)

  • Jack Morton Auditorium, School of Media & Public Affairs

George Washington University

805 21st Street NW

Washington, DC 20052


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ABOUT DEMOCRACY IN COLOR

Democracy in Color is a multimedia platform on race and politics. Its mission is to elevate the voices of the New American Majority—multiracial, multicultural, and progressive—to create a just and equitable society by transforming our country's political consciousness and culture through meaningful public conversations, insights, and analysis. As part of its powerful campaigns, Democracy in Color collects and shares data on how the most highly resourced Democratic campaigns and committees engage people of color. Rooted in quantitative and qualitative analysis of campaign operations, the campaigns aim it is an effort to engage interested progressives on how to invest their time and financial resourceswhile holding major party campaigns accountable to engaging voters of color. The campaigns initiative was launched by Susan Sandler, a board member of the Democracy Alliance, and is led by Steve Phillips, founder of Democracy in Color and author of the New York Times bestseller Brown Is the New White. Jessica Byrd serves as Campaign Director.

ABOUT mitú
mitú's mission is to empower and give voice to Latino youth in America. We are inspired by the 200% - youth in America who are 100% Latino and 100% American. We create culturally relevant, authentic content that travels cross-culturally to a broad audience in the US. Each month, we reach nearly 100 million people and drive over 400 million content views and over 120 million video views.

ABOUT INCLUSV
The mission of Inclusv is to ensure staff, consultants, and vendors of color are found at every professional level within advocacy, policy, and campaigns and elections.


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