Voices on Government Speaker Series
Towson Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
320 York Road, Towson, MD 21204
Parking is available in the garage attached to the Towson Branch.
Bring in your ticket and validate it for a lower rate.
Parking costs $2.00 on weekends and evenings after 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by University of Maryland Baltimore County School of Public Policy,
The League of Women Voters of Baltimore County,
and the Friends of the Towson Library.
Gerrymandering Tuesday, August 16, 7PM Speakers: Damon Effingham, Common Cause of Maryland www.commoncause.org/states/maryland and Dr. John T. Willis, former Maryland Secretary of State.
Media in Politics Tuesday, September 13 at 7PM Speakers: Dr. Richard Vatz, professor of Rhetoric and Communication at Towson University, and Dr. Kimberly Moffitt associate professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Big, Small or None : How Government Size Matters Sunday, September 25, 2PM Speakers: Dr. Aaron Wachhaus assistant professor in School of Public and International Affairs at University of Baltimore, www.ubalt.edu/cpa and Thomas Firey, Maryland Public Policy Institute www.mdpolicy.org and Managing Editor of Regulation (The Cato Institute), www.cato.org
Money in Politics Thursday, October 13 at 7PM Speakers: Sarah Bryner, Director of Research, Center for Responsive Politics, www.opensecrets.org, Allen Dickerson, Legal Director, Center for Competitive Politics www.campaignfreedom.org, and Damon Effingham, Policy Manager, Common Cause of Maryland, www.commoncause.org/states/maryland,
Immigration Sunday, October 16 at 2PM Speakers: Martin Ford, former associate director of the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees. www.dhr.state.md.us and Eric Ruark, Director of Research, Numbers USA www.numbersusa.com, and Elizabeth Alex, Regional Director, CASA Baltimore, www.wearecasa.org
The Electoral College Tuesday, October 25 at 7PM Speakers:
Ian Anson, Assistant Professor in UMBC's Department of Political Science
Ethan Fitzgerald, Outreach and Advocacy Specialist for FairVote, www.fairvote.org
Post-Election Wrap-Up Thursday, November 10 at 7PM Speakers:
Laura Hussey, Associate Professor in UMBC's Department of Political Science
Dr. John McTague, Assistant Professor in Towson University's Department of Political Science