League of Women Voters Hosts Film on Money in Politics Followed by Panel Discussion

The non-partisan League of Women Voters San Francisco is hosting a screening of Pay2Play: Democracy’s High Stakes, followed by a panel on Money in Politics this Thursday, May 19 at the Palace of Fine Arts, Innovation Hangar Theatre.

Pay2Play: Democracy’s High Stakes is a film by John Wellington Ennis, examines the various elements at work in the ongoing power struggle of money and politics, and features renowned American sociopolitical thinkers such as economist Robert Reich, journalist John Nichols, activist Van Jones and lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

After the movie, a panel of experts on today’s electoral landscape who are at the forefront of this political issue will answer questions submitted by attendees. The event will be moderated by Helen Hutchinson, President of the League of Women Voters of California. View this groundbreaking film and join the roundtable and get your tickets now!

What: Screening of Pay2Play: Democracy’s High Stakes and “Money in Politics” Panel moderated by Helen Hutchinson, President of the League of Women Voters
When: Thursday, May 19. 6 p.m. Doors open at . 6:30 p.m. Film Screening. 8 p.m. Panel Discussion.
Where: Palace of Fine Arts, Innovation Hangar Theater. 3601 Lyon Street San Francisco, CA.

The panelists include Executive Director of ACLU Northern California Abdi Soltani, Miriam Marks, the Data Director of Maplight, David Shmidt, the Regional Coordinator of CA Clean Money Campaign, and Kate Maeder, Digital Director and Political Strategist at Storefront Political Media. The panel discussion begins following the movie screening at 8 p.m.