The recent college admissions scandal reported at length in the New York Times in which wealthy parents spent millions of dollars, bribing college consultants to falsify test scores for their children and athletic coaches to accept them for college teams (even if they’d never played that sport) dramatizes the extreme inequities in the college admission process…
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Sunday, March 17. Lessons Learned from the Voters Not Politicians Campaign to End Gerrymandering and where we go from here
Katie Fahey, Founder and Executive Director of Voters Not Politicians, will speak about how VNP created a grassroots organization of 5,000 volunteers and passed a transformative anti-gerrymandering amendment in Michigan.address. She will also discuss implementing the newly approved constitutional amendment and how people can participate in the process as well as learn from the attendees which current issues are of sufficient concern to Michiganders so that VNP should consider trying to put them on the 2020 ballot. There will ample opportunity to provide input and ask questions. Additional information is available on our Facebook Event Link. Because of the importance of this opportunity, there will not be time for other speakers at this event. Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr, Ann Arbor. 2–3:30 pm Facebook Event Link.