This panel is meant to energize voters through a discussion about what it means to live in a democracy. The conversation will include protecting our democracy, resources for people to help protect our voting rights and how to support candidates in times of COVID
Moderator: Kimberly Conway Dumpson, VP of College Advancement and External Relations at Rhode Island College
- Erin Vilardi from VoteRunLead
- Taylor Dumpson, American University Student President who won neo-nazi discrimination case
- Vimala Phongsavanh, Congressional Progressive Caucus Center
The event is co-hosted by Rhode Island College. It is free and open to the public. Funding for the event is made possible through support from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Council seeds, supports, and strengthens public history, cultural heritage, civic education, and community engagement by and for all Rhode Islanders.