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May 23, 2018

82nd Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to Discuss the Threat Gerrymandering Poses to American Democracy May 30

Holder to join moderated discussion with Jeffrey Toobin at the Kennedy Institute

BOSTON – On Wednesday, May 30, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate will welcome the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder Jr., for a moderated discussion with Jeffrey Toobin as part of the Institute’s Getting to the Point series. Holder, who currently serves as the Chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, will discuss gerrymandering and its impact on the American political system.

WHAT: Getting to the Point with Eric. H. Holder Jr. Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer for The New Yorker and chief legal analyst for CNN, to moderate

WHEN: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate Columbia Point, Boston, MA The program will be live streamed at emkinstitute.org.

This event is OPEN PRESS. RSVP to press@emkinstitute.org.

About the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is a nonprofit organization in Boston envisioned by the late Senator Ted Kennedy; it is dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in government, encouraging civic participation, and invigorating civil discourse. Through digital exhibits, interactive educational offerings, and topical programs, the Institute engages students and visitors in a conversation about the critical role each person plays in our democracy and in our society. Learn more via emkinstitute.org.

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