11 a.m., August 25, 2019
Join Move to Amend’s Grassroots Volunteer Coordinator Keyan Bliss for an inspiring call-to-action and discussion on the nationwide movement to amend to the U.S. Constitution to end corporate constitutional rights as a step toward creating authentic democracy that prioritizes life and the planet over property and profit…for the very first time!
➔ Learn the history and current examples of the relationship between many forms of oppression, the U.S. Constitution and Supreme Court decisions empowering corporations over humanity — and what it will take to build a diverse democracy movement that results in justice, peace, sustainability and self-determination of all people, communities and the planet.
➔ Discover why challenging corporate constitutional rights is directly connected to reforming campaign finance laws, access to safe food, providing affordable health care, strengthening worker rights, transforming our criminal justice system, protecting the environment, and so much more…
➔ Learn about the “We the People” Amendment and what you can do about it!
Keyan Bliss is the Grassroots Volunteer Coordinator for the Move to Amend Coalition. Inspired to join Move to Amend by his brother’s participation within the Occupy movement and student power movement, Keyan first joined Move to Amend in 2013 as an intern. Since joining, he has served as executive producer of Move to Amend’s online radio program Move to Amend Reports, served on Move to Amend’s National Board of Directors before joining the full-time staff, and currently helps to produce their monthly live-streaming program the Move to Amend Live Report. When he’s not providing support for Move to Amend affiliate leaders, he is actively involved in fighting for racial justice and equity within his local community.
Keyan is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.A. in political science. Keyan views the goal of ending corporate constitutional rights and money as protected speech to be a crucial first step towards leveling the playing field for all justice movements and creating lasting systemic change within US society. Once the “We the People” Amendment is adopted into the Constitution, he hopes to continue constitutional revisions to include a new bill of rights to expand the protection of civil liberties to all human beings without distinction.
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