JOIN US FOR A REAL CONVERSATION ABOUT WHO'S SPEAKING FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
82% of eligible California voters didn't voice their opinion regarding schools, police, library funding and civic leadership in the 2014 primary.
The right to vote is one of the most important rights granted to American citizens, yet voter turnout continues to be low. In the 2014 primary election 82% of eligible California voters didn't voice their opinion regarding schools, police, library funding and civic leadership. In an age where people “vote” all the time on Yelp, Facebook and other venues, why is there such a low interest in the electoral process? With such a small percentage of our population selecting our decision makers, have we lost our representative democracy and the voice of the American people?
The Village Square Sacramento "Dinner at the Square” will bring 150 community members together to talk about why too many of us just aren't that into democracy and what we might do about it. The forum will be a casual and friendly conversation. We seek to be the best civil and respectful conversation of substance going, and plan to have fun while we do it.
The Village Square Sacramento intends to rebuild a modern-day village square and rekindle what it means to be engaged in policy matters that affect our lives and our wider community. We intend to show how dialogue (vs. debate) and disagreement can be held on deeply politicized issues – while staying civil and getting to answers that work. It's based on proven model built in Florida over seven years that has received national attention and a growing list of converts from around the country. Read about the Village Square in the Christian Science Monitor here.
We hope you’ll join us!
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DINNER AT THE SQUARE
I Didn't Vote:
Surrendering Democracy One Vote at a Time
Pannell Community Center
2450 Meadowview Road
Fajitas (Carnitas, Vegetarian and Vegan options) with all the fixings!
Rice and Beans
Wine and Beer available for purchase
Single dinner ticket $30. ($40 after September 29) Click here
Couple for one dinner $55. ($80 after September 29) Click here
Season ticket for all 3 dinners $75 DATES: February 26, 2015 and April 30, 2015, check back for topics and panel (savings of $15 over single ticket purchase) Click here to buy one.
Tax deductible Village Square membership $68 (see membership benefits and become a member online HERE)
Combination season ticket and membership $135 ($68 is tax-deductible membership; savings of $23 over single ticket and membership purchases) Click here
There are a limited number of reduced price scholarship tickets available. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about availability.