Common Cause Rhode Island, in conjunction with the Rhode Island School of Design, will again host three free educational seminars on how state government works, and how you can make a difference.
In 2017, we launched our Demystifying Democracy series to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the legislative process in Rhode Island and to empower citizens to participate in our state and local democracy. Each session brings together a diverse group of experts from advocacy, journalism, government, and elsewhere to educate and empower citizens to participate and effect change within our state and local democracy.
“I’m Just a Bill (held for further study)” will focus on understanding the legislative process in Rhode Island. Our second session, “Making Your Point in 3 Minutes or Less,” will teach you how to testify effectively at the General Assembly. At “No Math Required,” learn more about the state’s budget process, especially as the 2018 legislative session comes to a close.
All events are free and open to the public, but we ask you to please register in advance. Sign up to join us for one, two, or all three.
Our upcoming events for Demystifying Democracy: