Be part of the commemoration, not only to remind yourself of what is at stake, but to serve as a model to others in your life who may not understand or appreciate the significance of the events of January 6th.
The first anniversary of the victory of democracy over autocracy (or worse) on January 6th will take place on Thursday of this week. If you have not already made plans to commemorate January 6th, check out Defend Democracy
’s website, which lists hundreds of in-person and virtual events. Speaker Pelosi has arranged for a series of events in Washington D.C., including a moment of silence in the House, remarks by President Biden and Vice-President Harris.
CNN will host a two-hour special
at 8 pm EST that will include live interviews with members of the House and the Capitol Police about their experiences on January 6.
On DemCast, Americans across race, place, party, and background are holding more than 175 events throughout the country to say, “In America, the voters decide the outcome of elections. The promise of democracy is not a partisan issue but a calling that unites us as Americans.”