Top advocacy leaders, academics, comedians, musicians, celebrities, activists, philanthropists, journalists, and more all gathered at the Unrig the System Summit in New Orleans from Feb 2-4, 2018.
The Unrig the System Summit in New Orleans concluded by showcasing the largest set of state and local political reform campaigns since the 1970s post-Watergate era. More than 1,500 summit participants from all 50 states convened to draw battle plans for campaigns to end gerrymandering in Ohio, Michigan, Utah, Missouri and Oklahoma; ethics and campaign finance reform in South Dakota, North Dakota, Alaska, Massachusetts, Arizona, Colorado, California and New Mexico; voting and election reform efforts in Florida, Maine and Nevada, and dozens of other legislative and legal fights happening in cities and states from coast to coast.
The above video features opening presenters, including the event's host, American actress Jennifer Lawrence, sharing an impassioned call for thoughtful action from all sides of the political spectrum. The event was documented on the Represent.us YouTube channel and you can learn more about their goals and how the event came together on the Unrig website.