21. December 2022 · Comments Off on Fix Democracy First Happy Holidays · Categories: Recent Events

Fix Democracy First would like to wish you a wonderful holiday season! A huge thank you to all of you who have supported our work in 2022 through generous contributions, attending events, and taking action to make democracy stronger. If you would like to make an end-of-year donation to help support our democracy efforts in 2023, we are still offering some free gifts at various donation levels. 

We can’t do this work without you!

Check out upcoming events in 2023!

Democracy Happy Hours will resume on January 4th, 2023!

We are taking a break, so the Democracy Happy Hours on Dec. 21st & 28th are CANCELED for the Holidays. Our next Democracy Happy Hour will be on Wednesday, January 4th at our usual time, 5 pm PT. 

Upcoming topics in 2023:

  • Jan 4th – January 6th: Two Years Later & Committee Report Review 
  • Jan 11th – Democracy Legislation in 2023: What Can We Expect?
  • Jan 18 – The Influence of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists w/ James Browning from Global Energy Monitor 
  • Jan 25th – Utilizing Coalitions to Reform Democracy
  • Feb 1st – Media Literacy w/ Lesley James, Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship Program Supervisor, WA Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction 

Join Fix Democracy First & the League of Women Voters of Washington for Democracy Lobby Week 2023!
February 6-10, 2023

Join us for Democracy Lobby Week, jointly sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Washington and Fix Democracy First. This eventwill be held online February 6-10, 2023. Planned sessions include hearing about current legislation, learning from democracy experts, getting lobbying tips on how to talk to your legislators, and opportunities to speak with your own legislators.

It’s going to be a busy and exciting legislative session! Lots of important legislation will be introduced and voted on, so here’s a way to get in on the action, and make your voice heard!

Preliminary schedule:

Monday, Feb. 6: Main program in the evening, including 

  • Updates and talking points on current legislation and issues for the legislative session
  • Hear directly from a panel of legislators, both Republicans and Democrats
  • “How to Lobby,” presented by the LWVWA Lobby Team, including contacting legislators, following the progress of bills, developing talking points, and Q&A session

Tuesday – Thursday, Feb. 7 – Feb. 9:

  • Virtual meetings with your legislators during the day plus evening programs on topics such as proportional representation, ranked choice voting, campaign finance reform, and more.

Friday, Feb. 10:

  • Wrap-up. Evening Celebration. Suggestions and feedback.

Our goal is to facilitate your participation in our Washington State government and give you tools to effectively work with your legislators. Sign up today!

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