Voting, Participation, and Why it Matters


Thursday, October 29, 2020, 5:00pm to 6:00pm


Virtual Event (Registration Required)

Please register for the event here.

Join Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui, Tova Wang, a Democracy Visiting Fellow at the Ash Center, Michelle Tassinari, Director and Legal Counsel of the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Elections Division, and Eneida Tavares the Interim Commissioner for the City of Boston’s Elections Department for a conversation on the importance of local voter participation, education and civic engagement, and to learn more about what’s at stake for our neighborhoods, our community, our country, and our democracy in 2020.


This one-hour panel will be hosted digitally. Please register HERE or by visiting There will be time for questions toward the end of the event; you can submit a question when you regis­ter or ask your question during the event through Zoom’s Q&A feature.