As Goes Ohio . . . Election Protection Conference
Scholar and author Mark Crispin Miller
Exit poll expert Steve Freeman
Filmmaker John Ennis
Journalist Steve Rosenfeld
Filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman
September 26-28, 2008
Conference Center, Center for Workforce Development
315 Cleveland Avenue, 4th floor
Columbus State Community College
Help assure Ohio's 2008 election is free and fair!
Get involved in:
- Board of Election Monitoring
- Same Day Voter Registration and Early Voting
- Election Protection on Election Day
- Video the Vote
Join America's leading scholars and activists for hands-on training in nonpartisan election protection skills. Democracy is not a spectator sport. It is up to us, the people, to make sure that all voters are treated fairly regardless of race, creed, color, religions, or handicapped status. Let's identify and discuss the irregularities in the 2004, 2005, & 2006 elections and craft a plan to protect this year's national election.
REGISTER FOR THIS FREE CONFERENCE NOW.
Donate to election protection efforts here.
For more information call 614-253-2571 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donation requested for refreshments.
Parking in Columbus State lot on Cleveland Ave. just south of I-670.
** Free Registration ** Free Parking **
CONFERENCE AGENDA (tentative)
FRIDAY night, September 26
6pm - Doors open
7-9pm - Film showing: "Free For All"
Featuring filmmaker John Wellington Ennis chronicling election theft in Ohio's elections
9pm - Keynote Speaker Mark Crispin Miller
Author, "Loser Take All" and "Fooled Again"
SATURDAY, September 27
10am - Doors open
11am - Overview of the day's organizing
11:30am - Opening remarks
12pm - Refreshments, networking, socializing, community organization tabling
1pm - 5pm - Afternoon Workshops:
Board of Elections monitoring efforts
Voter registration/same day voting activities
Election Protection organizing for Election Day
Video the Vote training by John Ennis
SUNDAY, September 28
12:30pm - Special Discount Showing -- Stealing America Vote-by-Vote film
Featuring filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman
Gateway Theater, OSU campus
Columbus Institute for Contemporary Journalism - Free Press
Central Ohio Green Education Fund
Columbus State Community College Social and Behavioral Sciences Department
Keynote Speaker: Mark Crispin Miller
Mark Crispin Miller is a professor of media studies at New York University and author of the books: "Loser Take All," "Fooled Again, How the Right Stole the 2004 Elections" and "The Bush Dyslexicon." He is known for his writing on American media and for his activism on behalf of democratic media reform.
Meet Mark on Friday, September 26, 9 p.m. for his speaking engagement and book signing
ELECTION FILM SHOWINGS
Free For All
Friday, Sept. 26 - 9 p.m. (free)
produced by John Ennis
Columbus State - Conference Center
John investigates the evidence of the stolen 2004 election with sometimes frustrating and often funny results
Stealing America Vote-by-Vote
Sept. 26-Oct. 2 (full run)
SPECIAL: Discount Showing for conference-goers on Sunday, Sept. 28 - 12:30 p.m.
produced by Dorothy Fadiman
Drexel Gateway Theater, OSU
Experts and witnesses exposing the flaws of electronic voting
How Ohio Pulled It Off
Thursday, Oct. 2 - 7 p.m.
produced by Matt Kraus, Charla Baker, and Mariana Quiroga
Ohio University students reveal former Ohio Secretary of State Blackwell's tactics to steal the Ohio 2004 election as they follow him on his failed 2006 gubernatorial campaign trail
Murder, Spies & Voting Lies
Tuesday, Oct. 28 - 7:30 p.m. (free)
produced by Patty Sharaf
Drexel East Theater, Bexley
Brad Friedman (bradblog) looks at the Clint Curtis story - the man asked by the Republicans to program a computer to flip the vote