HLS Rootstrikers

Students for Democracy Reform

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Please join us on May 1-2 for a conference celebrating the end of the Edmond J. Safra Lab on Institutional Corruption. View the conference schedule here.

Over the last five years, hundreds of researchers, journalists, activists, and scholars from a variety of fields have come together at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, under the direction of Lawrence Lessig, to investigate, map, and find solutions for institutional corruption around the world. Continue reading

Join Our Campaign Finance Policy Team!

We’re excited to announce that the Rootstrikers/ACS Campaign Finance Policy Team (CFPT) has lined up an awesome project for this semester. We’re going to be working with a group called Represent Boston, which is drafting legislation to implement a publicly-funded election model in Cambridge. They’ve asked us to help research feasible models and draft parts of the proposed legislation.

If you are interested in working with CFPT this semester, please email us at rootstrikers@mail.law.harvard.edu. Once we have our team put together, we’ll be in touch  with a meeting date and specific tasks and assignments. What follows is some background information about Represent Boston and the work they’ve done so far on this initiative. Continue reading

Accepting Candidate Statements for Board Elections!

Dear HLS Rootstrikers,

Because of the snowstorm last week, the Board has decided to extend the deadline for accepting candidate statements for the upcoming HLS Rootstrikers election.  Candidate statements are now due this Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 11pm.  Please see below our original post describing the statement requirements and Board positions.This deadline extension will also allow any interested candidates the optional opportunity to attend our weekly Board meeting tomorrow (Monday, Feb. 16) at the upstairs Hark, at 3:15pm.  Just email us if you plan to stop by, and we’ll be sure to look for you.

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Citizens Rising: Register Now!

Register Now for MIT’s Anti-Coruption Symposium & Hackathon!

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