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Steven Hill Lecture in Fresno
Date Thursday May 29
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Unitarian-Universalist Church
2672 E. Alluvial Ave., Clovis CA
[North side of Alluvial; East of Chestnut/West of Willow]
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorLarry Mullen
Phone(559) 227-0293
Steven Hill is Director of the Political Reform Program at the New America Foundation, and his most recent book is "10 Steps to Repair American Democracy." His previous books include "Fixing Elections: The Failure of America's Winner Take All Politics," and "Whose Vote Counts." Mr. Hill's articles and commentaries have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, Fresno Bee, Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, The Nation, Salon.com, Ms. and other leading publications. Mr. Hill has appeared on national and local radio and television programs, and has lectured widely in the United States and Europe. He was campaign manager for the successful efforts in San Francisco and Oakland that passed instant runoff voting for electing local offices, and was one of the organizers of successful efforts to pass public financing of elections for local campaigns in San Francisco.

This event is free to the public and wheelchair accessible. Central Valley Electoral Reform and the Social Justice Committee of the UU Church of Fresno are sponsoring this event. Central Valley Electoral Reform, http://www.CVER.org, is a collaboration of individuals and groups interested in making elections in the Central Valley more competitive, issue oriented, cost effective, and proportionally representative.

Event starts at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Apr 20th, 2008 4:01 AM

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