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Dine for Democracy

Friday, October 2, 2020
5:30pm Pacific Time

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We've made a recording of this event free to all. Please support our institution and these productions by making a tax-deductible contribution.

Join Dine for Democracy and City Arts & Lectures for a virtual conversation about voting rights and voter turnout, including how we can register, educate, and inspire voters ahead of November. Plus, a cocktail demo from Tanya Holland.

All ticket income goes to Alliance for Youth Action, Black Voters Matter Fund, Mi Familia Vota, Montana Native Vote, and Woke Vote.

Kate Schatz is a writer, organizer, public speaker, and educator, and author of Rad American Women A-Z, Rad Women Worldwide, My Rad Life: A Journal and Rid of Me: A Story. She is the co-founder of Solidarity Sundays, a nationwide network of feminist activist groups.

Known for her inventive take on modern soul food, as well as comfort classics, Tanya Holland is the executive chef/owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen. She is the author of the Brown Sugar Kitchen Cookbook and New Soul Cooking; was the host and soul food expert on the television series Melting Pot; and competed on the fifteenth season of Top Chef. Check out her recipe for Blackberry Gin Shrub

LaTosha Brown is an award-winning organizer, philanthropic consultant, political strategist and jazz singer. She is the co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, a power building southern based civic engagement organization that played an instrumental role in the 2017 Alabama U.S. Senate race.

The Dine for Democracy Voting Fund supports 5 grassroots voting organizations led by youth and communities of color working to get-out-the-vote across the country (Alliance for Youth ActionBlack Voters Matter Fund, Mi Familia Vota, Montana Native Vote, and Woke Vote). Together these 5 groups are working on the ground to register voters, educate voters, and increase voter turnout ahead of November, with a particular focus in battleground states.