Haverhill LWV Hosts ‘Money in Politics’ Forum
HAVERHILL, MA (Sept. 13, 2013)—Harvard Law Professor Dr. Lawrence Lessig and Jeffrey Clements are leading a discussion of “Money in Politics” Oct. 3 at Northern Essex Community College.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Haverhill is hosting the public forum, discussing the influence of the campaign finance system in the electoral process and the threat to the vitality of democracy, Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. at Northern Essex Community College, Spurk (C) Building, Lecture Hall A.
Dr. Lessig is founder of Rootstrikers, a nonpartisan organization fighting the corrupting influence of money in politics as the root of America’s problems. Clements is president and co-founder of Free Speech for People, a national, nonpartisan campaign to challenge the creation of constitutional rights for corporations. Former State Senator Susan Tucker of Andover is moderator.
The forum is held in cooperation with the Contemporary Affairs Club of Northern Essex Community College and the Haverhill Democratic and Republican City Committees.
For more information, contact League President Carole Pelchat at (978) 702-4502 or visit www.lwv-gh.org.