Reimagining American Democracy
A new discussion series for all who believe in the future and promise of American democracy.
Join Freedom House, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the George W. Bush Institute, and Issue One for 360° conversations that are forward-thinking and dedicated to one of the most important issues of our time.
The program is free and open to the public, and features journalist-led conversations with the thinkers, activists, policymakers, and organizations envisioning what a more vibrant and inclusive democracy in America could look like - and what it will take to get there.
Episode 5: Democracy 101: Rethinking Civic Education
October 28, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
A strong democracy also requires a deep commitment to civic learning and education. What will it take to ensure that everyone is equipped with the necessary democratic knowledge, values, and tools in order to fully participate in the civic and political life of their communities?
Episode 1: Democracy in America
Leaders from across the political spectrum explore: what are the most critical elements of a healthy, strong, inclusive democracy in America?
Episode 2: The Vote
One voice, one vote: this is the backbone of democracy. What kind of voting reform measures can help to realize American democracy’s full promise?
Episode 3: Disinformation & Democracy
A turbulent few years in American politics have left the media's role in democracy shaken, allowing ever greater space for disinformation to flourish. What will it take to restore a sense of shared purpose through shared facts?
Director, Hoover Institution,
66th Secretary of State
Keisha Lance Bottoms
Mayor, City of Atlanta
Journalist, Member, Transatlantic Commission for Election Integrity
Congressman, State of Texas
Co-Founder and CEO, Citizen University