Upcoming Events -Open Democracy & NH Rebellion

SAVE THE DATE! August 3. Granny D Memorial Walk. the annual walk will take place on Saturday, August 3. Details are being worked out now and we will keep you informed.

Upcoming Events From Open Democracy:
June 18 & June 22. Film: Legalize Democracy. Conway Public Library. We the People - Mount Washington Valley cordially invite you to cookies and conversation about corporate person-hood and what you can do about it. We will show two videos, The Story of Citizens United from the Story of Stuff Project, and Legalize Democracy from Move to Amend. The first show will beTuesday, June 18, at 6:00 pm, followed by a Saturday matinee June 22 at 3:00 pm.

June 27. Joint Open Democracy/Open Democracy Action Board Meeting. Sanborton. 5:30 pm. We will hold our Annual Business Meeting of both Boards, enjoy a delicious pot-luck meal and hear our guest speaker Henry Veillieux, who is our lobbyist with Sheehan Phinney Capital Group. Henry will give us a look at what goes on inside the dome ad what we need to do to move forward on our Public Funding and Redistricting bills. Please RSVP todoreen@opendemocracy.me and let us know if you would like a burger, hot dog or stuffed portabella cap and whether you can bring a dessert or salad to share and we'll get you directions.

June 29. Seacoast Walk Sign Making Party. Wiggin Library, Stratham. 1:30 pm. Join us for a sign making party for our upcoming “Walk and Rally to Declare Independence from Big Money in Politics” on July 7th. We will have the materials and snacks; we just need you and your ideas.

June 30. Monadnock Summer Lyceum, Peterborough, 11 am. Executive Director Olivia Zink will be the moderator for a talk by Constitutional attorney Jeff Clements, who is a founder and current President of American Promise, the national organization leading the cross-partisan campaign for the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The organization has thousands of members in every state, including New Hampshire. Clements will describe his mounting concerns about the current assaults on American democracy. These include systemic corruption, unequal representation, and control of elections and policymaking by powerful, wealthy interests. He supports a new 28th Constitutional Amendment that would limit election funding, thus combating corruption and securing free speech and equal representation for all Americans. The Lyceum is held at the Peterborough UU Church.

July 7. Walk Declaring Independence from Big Money in Politics 2 pm. The walk will begin at John Paul Jones Memorial Site in Kittery, ME with free ice cream from Ben & Jerry's and a short rally. Confirmed speakers are Ella McGrail and Adam Eichen. We will walk to Market Square, Portsmouth and join with Civil Rights Sundays actions. For more information on parking and shuttles, and to RSVP, please CLICK HERE. Many aspects are still in the planning stages and we will keep you informed of program, parking and shuttle options, etc.