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Key Takeaways: SCOTUS + The 2018 Elections: Opportunities and Implications for c3 Funders

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Mon, August 6, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, and subsequent nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, have far-reaching implications that could negatively affect all the issues we most care about, such as voting rights (including partisan gerrymandering), money in politics, executive power issues, partisan the environment, access to reproductive health, women’s and LGBTQ rights, and more.

JUNE FIRST MONDAY DISCUSSION: The Third Branch – Why Courts Matter + What Philanthropy Can Do

This discussion examined why the courts matter to all the substantive issues we care about, and offers new thinking about how best to engage the public as third-branch defenders. Speakers discussed how foundations can support work that affirms the courts as an independent check on power, and as an important bulwark against anti-democratic forces. This resource includes the webinar recording, our list of key takeaways and contact information to learn more.