Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver an opening keynote on the future of democracy at an all-day conference Tuesday held in Washington, D.C. and co-organized by the Albert Shanker Institute, the American Federation of Teachers and Onward Together, the organization founded and led by Clinton.
Following Clinton’s address, a lineup of prominent activists, politicians and intellectuals, led by AFT President Randi Weingarten, will discuss and debate how democratic norms and institutions are under assault, with a particular focus on “Civic Engagement in an Age of Democratic Peril.” Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will address the lunch session and former Attorney General Eric Holder will anchor the afternoon panel “Lift Every Voice: Voter Rights and Voter Suppression.”
Keynote (9:30 a.m. sharp): Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State (speech commences at 9:30 a.m. sharp)
Morning session: Civic Participation in an Age of Democratic Peril(approx. 10 a.m.)
Lunch session: Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) – (approx. 12 p.m.)
Afternoon session: Lift Every Voice: Voter Rights and Voter Suppression (approx. 1:30 p.m.)