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Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District are so convoluted its shape is regularly described as "Goofy kicking Donald Duck." Fair Districts PA will present a summary and Q&A session about the initiative to stop gerrymandering like this, which detractors say can undermine democracy.
Where: Chestnut Hill United Church at 8812 Germantown Ave.
When: March 5, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How much: Free
Civics on Tap takes on this convoluted issue with a discussion about who benefits from redistricting and how you can help organizations like Fair Districts PA change the way our state votes. Food and drink and the American way.
Where: National Mechanics at 22 S. 3rd St. 19106
When: February 16, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: Pay as you go
Carol Kuniholm of Fair Districts PA will speak about redistricting, how gerrymandering undermines democracy and what you can do to help. Learn about Fair District PA's plan to reform redistricting in Pennsylvania and how recent Federal court decisions and changes in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court impact that. There will be time afterward for Q & A and organizing as a regional group.
Where: Arch Street United Methodist Church at 55 N. Broad St.
When: January 25, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: Free