Gerrymandering threatens an already imperiled democracy. Under its sway, the congressional and state legislature districts carved out in secret by hyper partisan map makers end up distorting voter representation and concerns. ClassACT HR73 is pleased to present its primer on gerrymandering: Gerrymandering: Our Democracy at Risk. Written by James P. Harbison and J. Ryan O’Connell with editing by Sallie Gouverneur, the primer is a product of ClassACT HR73’s Justice & Civic Engagement Initiative.
A gerrymandered PA 17th Congressional District
It’s not too late to change the world.
Welcome to ClassACT (Class—Achieving Change Together) HR73, an initiative of members of the Harvard-Radcliffe Class of 1973, who are working together for positive social change. The purposes of ClassACT are to bring together Harvard-Radcliffe Class of 1973 classmates to address important local, national, and international problems by creating and supporting positive change; and, to create expanded, rewarding relationships among classmates.
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Bridges are small projects that connect socially responsible organizations to classmate volunteers willing to suport their organizational mission.
Sustained collaborative relationships provide continuing opportunities for substantive classmate involvement across organizations and ClassACT.
Using fellowships, relationship-building, and education, this initiative will advance peace and human rights consistent with the principles of Benazir Bhutto.