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In Tacoma on Tues., Jan. 17, and Thurs., Jan. 19, workshops will be held on what the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission allows, why, in the interest of our democracy, it needs to be overturned, and how that can be done.[1] ...


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WHAT:
Workshops on Citizens United & corporate personhood
WHO:  Daytime workshops co-sponsored by UWT Department of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences; evening sessions co-sponsored by St. Leo Church Social Ministry
WHEN:  Tuesday, January 17, 2012, and Thursday, January 19, 2012 -- 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Daytime workshops in Carwein Auditorium, University of Washington-Tacoma; evening sessions at St. Leo's Church, 710 S. 13th St., Tacoma, WA 98405

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What is the meaning of the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United?

There will be four "pre-function functions" prior to the big "Get the Money Out of Politics" demonstration on January 20, 2012, from 2:30 to about 6:30 p.m.

-- What the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United allows
-- Why, in the interest of our democracy, it needs to be overturned
-- How that can be done

Workshops and presentations both Tuesday and Thursday, both afternoon and evening.

DAYTIME WORKSHOPS


The Evolution of Corporate “Personhood”
Tuesday, January 17, 12:30 - 2:00
UWT Carwein Auditorium

Citizens United: Explanation & Critique
Thursday, January 19, 12:30 - 2:00
UWT Carwein Auditorium

UWT events co-sponsored by UWT Department of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences.

EVENING SESSIONS


The Impact of Citizens United on Small Business
Tuesday, January 17, 7:00 pm
St. Leo’s Church, 710 South 13th, Tacoma, WA 98405

Citizens United: Why We Occupy The Courts
Thursday, January 19, 7:00 pm
St Leo’s Church, 710 South 13th, Tacoma, WA 98405

St. Leo events co-sponsored by St. Leo Church Social Ministry.

For more details on workshops and speakers, see http://www.movetoamendolympia.org/

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Co-sponsors: MovetoAmend, Olympia; Occupy Tacoma; Involved Democracy; People for Peace, Justice, and Healing; United for Peace of Pierce County; Washington Public Campaigns.