No Time to Fail: Reception, Film Screening and Panel Discussion

The American Democracy Project at RIC presents a reception, film screening and panel discussion on No Time to Fail: Election Workers are Ground Zero for Democracy. Reception (with heavy hors d’oeuvres) begins at 5:15 pm, film screening at 6 pm, and panel discussion following the film.

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Film Synopsis

Amidst an onslaught of attacks from President Donald Trump and the deadly threat of a global pandemic, local election administrators worked around the clock to secure the vote for their community. Rhode Island's election teams take center stage in this unprecedented voting adventure. The film is an invitation to the American electorate to meet the people whose job it is to uphold the scaffolding of our republic and protect accessible, free and fair elections.

Discussion and Q&A

Following the screening there will be a discussion and Q&A with Gregg Amore, RI Secretary of State; Sara Archambault, the film's director and producer; Rob Rock RI Deputy Secretary of State, Kathy Placencia, RI Director of Elections, and Vincent Bohlinger, RIC Professor and Director of Film Studies. Moderator: Michelle Brophy-Baermann, RIC Associate Professor of Political Science.

The event is free and open to the public. To attend, please register by Friday September 22nd via Eventbrite.

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Presented By

American Democracy Project

The American Democracy Project fosters political and civic engagement in higher education.