More Than 35 Advocacy Groups in More Than 60 Locations Nationwide Will Hold Vigils to Confront Corruption and Demand Democracy Wednesday

July 13, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY

More Than 35 Advocacy Groups in More Than 60 Locations Nationwide Will Hold Vigils to Confront Corruption and Demand Democracy Wednesday

Events are Happening in the Wake of 12 New Indictments in Mueller’s Russia Probe Which Is Investigating Interference in the Last Election

WHAT: Candlelight democracy vigils in cities and towns around the nation to confront corruption and demand solutions to fix our democracy. From attacks on the rule of law, to conflicts of interest, ethics violations and the flagrant abuse of government offices for personal gain and attacks on the Russia investigations by this administration, the corruption of the American government has reached a new, profound low.

Americans are hoping to focus attention on these problems and to call for real significant fixes to get big money out of politics, tearing down barriers to voting and fix our ethics laws.  In Washington, DC at the vigil in front of the White House, several members of Congress are slated to speak.

WHEN: 8pm EDT, Wednesday, July 18

WHO: act.tv, Alliance for Democracy, American Constitution Society, American Family Voices, Blue Future + the Youth Progressive Action Catalyst, Center for American Progress Action Fund, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Common Cause, CREDO Action, Daily Kos, Defending Democracy, Democracy 21, Democracy for America, Democracy Spring, End Citizens United, Every Voice, Franciscan Action Network, Greenpeace, Hip Hop Caucus, Lawyers for Good Government, March For Truth, MAYDAY America, MoveOn, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National LGBTQ Task Force, Need to Impeach, People Demanding Action, People For the American Way, People’s Action, Public Citizen, Represent.Us, Revolving Door Project, Stand Up America, The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights, The Loyal Opposition, Tikkun & the Network of Spiritual Progressives, Unitarian Universalist Association, United To Amend, Wolf-PAC

WHERE: 60+ cities and towns. From Atlanta, Georgia to Muncie, Indiana and from New York City, New York to Brownsville, Texas.

###