April 20, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
AP Connect– Unthinkable: A Conversation With Congressman Jamie Raskin
What to expect:
Rep. Jaime Raskin will discuss his book Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy, describing the 45-day period in 2020 when he lost his son to suicide and, a week later, faced down an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol with his daughter by his side.
He will share how these experiences have reinforced the need to protect our democracy through structural and civic healing and reform.
He will publicly and frankly discuss how current crises are affecting the mental health of many Americans, especially young people.
How to get involved:
RSVP for the virtual event on Zoom
Invite your friends to join this important conversation
Take action to address both of these national issues – steps will be suggested at the event
Register below for the April 20th call!
While serving in Congress and representing Maryland’s 8th District, U.S. Rep. Raskin has been a leading advocate and sponsor of bipartisan legislation to address the biggest fundamental issue facing our democracy: big money in politics.
This April 20 AP Connect event will feature U.S. Rep. Raskin and Debra Winger, along with Dr. Jessica Hare, American Promise Vice President-Outreach; and Jeff Clements, American Promise President.
Event co-sponsors include Public Citizen, People for the American Way, The Brennan Center, and Fair Vote.