Looking for some compelling content around topics in social equity? Our friends at ProPublica have a series of virtual events you might want to check out.
Ensuring Everyone Can Vote: September 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m. EDT
Join ProPublica and 92Y’s Campaign for 100% as they investigate the state of voting rights in America. ProPublica reporter Jessica Huseman will moderate a conversation with Trey Grayson, former Secretary of State of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Watch the event live here.
How Climate Change is Driving Human Migration: September 29, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. EDT
Join the Pulitzer Center and ProPublica for a conversation with ProPublica climate change reporter Abrahm Lustgarten and Baruch College geographer Bryan Jones, moderated by ProPublica editor-in-chief Stephen Engelberg. They will discuss ProPublica’s recent reporting on climate-driven migration, the data tools that made it possible, and the real-life, present consequences of extreme hot zones. They’ll also take your questions. Register here.
The Threat of Misinformation: October 8, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. EDT
Join ProPublica and 92Y’s Campaign for 100% as they explore steps we can all take to defend democracy from disinformation. Standup comedian, writer, and producer Wyatt Cenac will moderate a conversation with ProPublica reporter Jeff Kao and First Draft executive director Claire Wardle. Watch the event live here.
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