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The Insurrection One Year Later: Our Capitol, Our Country, Our Democracy
Date Wednesday January 05
Time 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorJews United for Democracy and partners
Location Details
Online event
The Insurrection One Year Later: Our Capitol, Our Country, Our Democracy--Where Are We?

Three world-class experts will discuss the impact of the January 6 insurrection on our democracy and assess the temperature of our country.

Hosts: Jews United for Democracy and more

Date and time: Wed, January 5, 2022 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-year-later-our-capitol-our-country-our-democracy-where-are-we-tickets-219207283887


PANELISTS:

CAROL D. LEONNIG

Carol D. Leonnig is a Pulitzer Prize winning national investigative reporter with the Washington Post and is focused on the White House and government accountability. She is the co-author of two recent best-sellers, I Alone Can Fix It and A Very Stable Genius, and was a key journalist in the recent Washington Post expose on the January 6 attack on the Capitol.

Carol Leonnig is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who has worked at The Washington Post since 2000. She won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for her work on security failures and misconduct inside the Secret Service. She was part of a Post team that was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for revealing the U.S. government's secret, broad surveillance of Americans through the disclosures of Edward Snowden. She is a three-time winner of the George Polk award for investigative reporting. She reports on Donald Trump's presidency and investigates Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Leonnig is also an on-air contributor to NBC News and MSNBC.

Honors and Awards: Pulitzer Prize for national reporting: Pulitzer Prize, public service for Snowden reporting: George Polk Award for national reporting: George Polk Award for political reporting: Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting

Leonnig is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College


JOANNA MENDELSON

Joanna Mendelson is on ADL’s national team, serving as Associate Director for the Center on Extremism, which combats extremism, terrorism and all forms of hate in the real world and online. Ms. Mendelson has worked at ADL since August 2000. To date, she has trained more than 12,000 federal, state and local law enforcement officers, judges and public officials nationwide. She is a certified subject matter expert on domestic terrorism-related activity and has provided testimony in numerous criminal cases. In partnership with her COE colleagues and law enforcement partners, she has helped thwart potential extremist attacks against Jews and other vulnerable communities. Additionally, Ms. Mendelson authored, then testified and successfully lobbied in favor of legislation addressing paper terrorism tactics used by sovereign citizens. She frequently represents ADL on national and international media outlets, including CNN, the BBC and CBS. Additionally, Ms. Mendelson is the recipient of ADL’s prestigious Senn Award for professional excellence. She graduated magna cum laude from Emory University with a dual degree in Conflict Resolution and Spanish. She lives and works in Los Angeles.


IMRAN AHMED

Imran Ahmed is the founding CEO of the Center for Countering Digital Hate. He is a recognized authority on the social and psychological dynamics of social media, as well as what goes wrong in those spaces, such as trolling, identity-based hate, misinformation, conspiracy theories, modern extremism and fake news. He regularly features in the media as an expert in online malignant behavior and how bad actors use digital spaces to harm others and benefit themselves. Imran is a trustee of the UK charity, Victim Support. He advises politicians in the US, UK, Europe and elsewhere on policy and legislation. Imran was raised in Manchester, England. He holds an MA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge. Imran lives in Washington DC
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