Democracy Happy Hour – March 2, 2022

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* Democracy Happy Hour, March 2, 2022 - Meeting Recordings, Chat & Closed Caption Files:

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Upcoming topics in March:

  • Mar 9th - WA 2022 Legislation Recap
  • Mar 16th - Redistricting Updates & Final WA Maps w/ Alison McCaffree, LWVWA
  • Mar 23rd - U.S. Supreme Court: Impact of Recent & Upcoming Decisions
  • Mar 30th - Social Media Management to Support Democracy w/ Jeremy Chase

YO VOTE! (Youth Organizers for Voter Outreach, Teaching & Engagement) -

WON (Women in Office Now) –

March 8th Training Session -

Sign Petition - Demand Boeing Show Integrity - We are asking Boeing to withdraw funding to Jan 6th Members of Congress who voted to overturn the 2020 election. -


The Civics Education Crisis: How do we fix it?


League of Women Voters of WA -

The State We’re In WA – Civics Textbooks -

Strengthening Democracy with a Modern Civics Education - Center for American Progress -

Educating for American Democracy Roadmap - March 2021 -

Harvard Business School Case Method Project -

Civic Education in Washington State - WA Secretary of State -

Civic Education in Washington State - WA Office of Public Instruction (OSPI) -

Civic Education in Washington State - WA Office of Public Instruction: Six Proven Practices

YO VOTE! (Youth Organizers for Voter Outreach, Teaching & Engagement) A civics project of Fix Democracy First Education Fund -

Democracy in the News Links:

Ukraine Live Updates -

Biden touts ‘unity agenda,’ touches on voting rights in State of the Union -

House Panel Widens Investigation of Trump’s Handling of Documents -

Many Capitol riot cases could hinge on 1st trial’s outcome -

Nancy MacLean, “The Pre-History—and Likely Sequels—of the Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol” -

Democracy May Depend on a New Partisan Battleground: Races for State Secretary of State -

Voting Machines at Risk in 2022 -

Governors' races in 'blue wall' states carry high stakes for voting rights -

Pamela Moses granted new trial after being sentenced to 6 years for illegally registering to vote -

Arizona Republican Party seeks end to early voting in state -

GOP Lawsuit Looks to Throw Out Absentee Voting in Arizona -

Arizona is ground zero for election changes -

Utah House committee rejects baseless claims of election fraud; soundly defeats bill to end universal vote by mail -

Voting rights, election security in crosshairs -

Election laws: FL Senate Dems fight changes they say are built on fear tactics -

A new office to investigate voting irregularities, and other election changes could be on the way -

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices keep mail-in voting law in place, at least for now -

Dueling bills show the partisan divide over how Colorado should run its elections -

Rejected mail ballots, confused voters: Texas’s restrictive new law casts shadow over primary -

Texas election workers provide practical and emotional support to confused voters -

Analysis: The 3% of Texans deciding who governs the other 97% -

Texas’s primaries are happening on a legally disputed congressional map -

‘Blood Red’: How Lopsided New District Lines Are Deepening America’s Divide -

Ohio Supreme Court justices at odds over chief justice power in postponed contempt hearing -

Ohio Republicans introduce latest congressional map proposal -

State judge lets court challenge to Maryland’s congressional maps move forward -

Courts adopt new House maps that favor Democrats in PA, NC -

NC Republicans appeal gerrymandering decision to US Supreme Court -

Pennsylvania Republicans ask US Supreme Court to halt new congressional map -

Redistricting creates new 'powerhouse' districts for Minnesota tribes -

On The Trail: Arkansas case poses new threat to Voting Rights Act -

Politicians are stripping Black voters of their voice in Congress -

Latinos losing political power in redistricting -

WA redistricting panel admits it broke the law. What now? -

Legislature should use redistricting settlement as basis for reform -

Courts Choose More Congressional Lines: Ballots & Boundaries -

As maps fall, GOP tries to neutralize state supreme courts -

U.S. judges are narrowing voting protections. Some fear lasting damage -

Biden Introduces Ketanji Brown Jackson, His Supreme Court Pick -

Supreme Court nominee heads to Senate for confirmation process -

In EPA Supreme Court case, the agency’s power to combat climate change hangs in the balance -

Koch Machine Pressing Supreme Court To Crush EPA -

Why Supreme Court Expansion Is Winning Over More Skeptics -
U.S. Democrats stockpile lawyers, money to fight Republican voting laws -

Maine Ethics Commission Votes to Subpoena ALEC Over Its Campaign Software Scheme -

CPAC bankrolled by Jan. 6 rally organizers and groups spreading 2020 election fraud claims -

Humanity has a ‘brief and rapidly closing window’ to avoid a hotter, deadly future, U.N. climate report says -

These Climate Scientists Are Fed Up and Ready to Go on Strike -

Facing climate and social justice crises, older people are getting back into the protest battle -

Commentary: The recent onslaught of book bans is a strategic part of wider attacks on our democracy -

Activism grows nationwide in response to school book bans -

Rethinking Civic Engagement -

March is Women’s History Month -

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