Forum: Rebuilding Our Future and Empowering Voters

Barack ObamaLAFAYETTE, Ind. — “Yes We Can Tippecanoe”, a Lafayette-based community group that supports the Obama administration’s agenda, will hold a community forum on Sunday, September 18, 2011 from 3:00p to 8:00p at the Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South Street in Lafayette.

The group feels that workers rights, public education, and the right to vote and reproductive freedom are under assualt and say that special interests are spending millions of dollars to promote a political agenda that will benefit them (the special interests) at the expense of regular Americans. “Yes We Can Tippecanoe” is inviting like minded individuals to attend the forum and join their efforts to “save the American Dream”.

Event Details

  • What: Public Forum: Rebuilding Our Future and Empowering Voters
  • Where: Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN.
  • When: Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 from 3:00-8:00p

The forum will discuss recent legislation that they feel will negatively impact Hoosiers, including:

  • Right-to-Work
  • Vouchers and Charter Schools
  • Loss of collective bargaining for public employees
  • Attacks on Planned Parenthood
  • Voter disenfranchisement (Indiana voter ID laws)

Speakers will include:

  • Julia Vaughn, Policy Director, Common Cause Indiana
  • Earl Cox, Labor Liaison, AFL-CIO
  • Bruce Hall, Special Education Teacher, Lafayette School Corporation
  • Sheila Klinker, District 27, Indiana House of Representatives
  • Heather Maddox, Chair, Tippecanoe County Democratic Party

This forum is free of charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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