You Can Vote is having its 2018 Kick Off event on Feb. 24 in Durham.
I didn’t set out to make a poster, but somehow this came together.
It ended up being an effective way to visually encapsulate the core beliefs of our organization and the things we stand for, based on some of the protest slogans and images that have been used around the country. Continue reading HPTA – Posterized!
The true HOT BED of North Carolina politics — The State Legislative Building. Recently, we were in the vicinity for the first Redistricting Committee Meeting, which was held in an adjacent office building. We got the chance to peek into the Legislative Building when nobody was in session … the place was completely deserted. What an pleasure to explore in silence.
HPTA attended the first meeting of the new Redistricting Committee on July 26th , 2017. To show support for redistricting reform, we filled a coffin with images of the 28 illegal racially gerrymandered NC legislative districts from 2011. We offered up the idea that Democracy was DEAD in those districts, a fact that is really something to mourn. HPTA issued the following statement:
The debut of HPTA’s North Carolina Gallery of Gerrymandering featured many of Hillsborough’s finest up-and-coming artists! The Fixing Democracy Team hosted a booth at Hillsborough Arts Council’s “Last Fridays” event on July 28th , 2017.