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Celebrate Democracy

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8

First Parish Concord, 20 Lexington Road

Our congregation has been invited to join the UU congregation in Concord for a Democracy Festival! There is an impressive group of speakers Friday night (David Pepper, Nancy Gertner) and Saturday’s celebration includes live music, food and games. Please join the Defending Democracy Group for this exciting event!
If you have questions or If you would like to carpool, please email defendingdemocracy@firstparish.info.

Friday, June 7, 7:00 pm

An Evening of Ideas on Democracy

First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Road

An evening with four very impressive and dynamic speakers:

  • David Pepper, Ohio oracle, democracy enthusiast, and author of Saving Democracy: A User’s Manual for Every American (on Zoom)
  • Nancy Gertner, former federal judge who built her career around standing up for women’s rights, civil liberties and justice for all (on video)
  • Whitney Taylor, ACLU Mass Political Director, coordinates ACLU public advocacy activities in Massachusetts (in-person)
  • Virginia Kase Solomón, President and CEO of Common Cause, former CEO of League of Women Voters, she is a national leader in lifting up the voices of our nation to join the pro-democracy movement (in-person)


Saturday, June 8, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Democracy Festival

First Parish in Concord, 20 Lexington Road


Join your fellow citizens to celebrate democracy! We will gather on the church grounds or inside if it’s raining. 

We are at a turning point in this country. Learn how you can help protect our democracy and freedoms, build an inclusive, collaborative, powerful Democracy Movement, and create the country we want to be. 

It starts with all of us. Invite your family and friends! Become a part of our history, eat, drink, engage with others, listen to good music, and have some fun too! 


June 7
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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