[CANCELLED] Mar. 21: Virginia Canter of CREW to Speak at Indivisible Montgomery Meeting

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2020, FROM 10:30 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M., AT THE GAITHERSBURG LIBRARY

This month Indivisible Montgomery welcomes back Virginia Canter, the chief ethics counsel for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).

Ms. Canter will tell us about CREW’s latest report, Trump-Proofing the Presidency: A Plan for Executive Branch Ethics Reform. Among the recommendations in the report are:

  • Strengthen the integrity of government
  • Prevent conflicts of interest
  • Improve financial disclosures
  • Enhance the rules on gifts to public officials

CREW is “dedicated to fighting the influence of money on our political system, [using] high-impact legal actions to target government officials who sacrifice the common good to special interests.”  Find out more at citizensforethics.org.

Following the main meeting, we will write letters to voters to encourage them to turn out in November.

This meeting is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

Meeting location:
Gaithersburg Library
18330 Montgomery Village Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
click here for directions

About the speaker:                                  
Ms. Canter joined Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) as Chief Ethics Counsel in December 2016 after a long and distinguished career in public service. Prior to joining CREW, Ms. Canter advised the Department of the Treasury, the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition, the International Monetary Fund, and the Securities and Exchange Commission on ethics. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar.

About Indivisible Montgomery:
Indivisible Montgomery is a grassroots organization powered by more than 1,700 Montgomery County residents. Members of Indivisible Montgomery take action each week to engage with our Members of Congress to resist the Trump agenda. Discover upcoming events and sign up for the newsletter at indivisiblemontgomery.org/.

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