Join leaders from the democracy reform movement in this virtual, live-streamed Unrig Roundtable series. Sign up for updates on future events and catch up on past episodes below!

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On National Voter Registration Day, we had an evening of

Conversation | Culture | Consciousness

Featuring:

  • A conversation between actor and RepresentUs Cultural Council Member Omar Epps and legendary activist, RepresentUs Board Member, and returning citizen, Desmond Meade, who unlocked his power to restore voting rights to over 1.4 million Americans with past felony convictions.
  • Musical performances by Songs For Good 2020 challenge finalists selected by GRAMMY-nominated artists and Jammcard musicians.
  • A must-see History of Race & Racism in the United States presentation by the highly sought-after and innovative DEI consultancy group, Human in Common.
  • Discussion between leading advocates for racial justice and democracy reform.

Omar Epps

Artist, Entrepreneur, Founder of BrooklynWorks Films

Desmond Meade

Executive Director, Florida Rights Restoration Project

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Michael K. Williams

Actor & Criminal Justice Reform Activist

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Greisa Martinez Rosas

Executive Director of United We Dream

Deborah Cohen

Founder & Director of Human in Common

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Michael Steele

Former RNC Chair

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Nelini Stamp

Director, Strategy & Partnerships, Working Families Party

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Renaldo Pearson

Director of External Affairs, RepresentUs

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Angelica Castro

Chief Transformation Director, Human In Common

Featuring Musical Performances by Songs For Good’s
2020 Challenge Songwriting Competition Finalists

Catch up on past episodes:

Episode 3:
The #YouthVote in a
Climate of Emergencies

Young Americans have grown up in a country in crisis — from climate, to COVID, to the crisis of a corrupt and dysfunctional government. But here’s the good news: Unrig Roundtable will introduce you to the next generation of young leaders from the right and the left eager to battle these crises and fight for a government of, by, and for the people.

Benji Backer

President & Founder, American Conservation Coalition

Jamie Margolin

Founder & Co-Executive Director, Zero Hour

Alexia Lewis

Digital Comms Assoc & Social Media Admin, NextGenAmerica

Renaldo Pearson

Director of External Affairs, RepresentUs

Episode 2:
Digital Warfare:
Crisis, COVID, & Democracy

Fake news, deep fake video technology, and online psychological warfare threaten our health, our nation and derail our politics. The tools of digital and media literacy are foundational to a healthy democracy — and the need is that much more urgent when we’re all stuck inside scrolling through our phones.

Baroness Beeban Kidron

House of Lords; Film Director; Chair, 5Rights Foundation

Shoshana Zuboff

Author & Scholar, Harvard Business School

Ben Scott

Director of Policy & Advocacy, Luminate

Joshua Graham Lynn

Managing Director & Cofounder, RepresentUs

Episode 1:
Why Vote At Home Matters Now

Americans who want to vote are being asked to risk their health and safety in crowded polling places, even while restaurants and schools shutter their doors and entire cities are going on lockdown. It doesn’t have to be this way. Voting from home gives Americans the option to vote securely and conveniently without worrying about taking time off from work to stand in long lines at crowded polling places.

Michael Steele

Former Maryland Lieutenant Governor

Jena Griswold

Colorado Secretary of State

Kim Wyman

Washington Secretary of State

Josh Silver

Co-Founder and Director, RepresentUs

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