MEDIA ALERT: Conference to Restore the Republic


WHO: Lawrence Lessig - Founder of Roostrikers/Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard, Trevor Potter - Former Chairman of the FEC/(advisor to Colbert's Super PAC), Buddy Roemer - Presidential Candidate/Founder of The Reform Project, Jakada Imani - Executive Director of Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Marge Baker - People for the American Ways, Loni Hancock - CA State Senator, Ann Ravel - CA Fair Political Practices, Cenk Uygur - Young Turks, Richard W. Painter - Chief Ethics Lawyer, White House Counsel, David Cobb - Move to Amend, Mark Meckler - Co-Founder of Tea Party Patriots, Adam Lioz - Demos, Trent Lange - CA Clean Money Campaign and Daniel G. Newman - Co-Founder and President of MapLight.

WHAT: Conference to Restore the Republic
WHERE: San Francisco State University - Click here for information on getting to campus.
WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 9:30 AM, schedule
WHY: Rootstrikers will convene activists, experts, and citizens of all political stripes to debate some of the most challenging questions about the reform this country needs. The Conference to Restore the Republic is a daylong event dedicated to tackling the corruption that threatens our democracy.

Press passes - email
Others can register here.  

About Rootstrikers:
Rootstrikers are a new generation of activists taking on the fight against corruption, founded by Lawrence Lessig and housed in the 501(c)(3) organization Fund for the Republic.

About MapLight:
MapLight is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics. If our work has been helpful to you, please consider supporting us.

Media Contact:
Pamela Behrsin
c: 415-299-0898