Category Archives: Democracy

Barbara & Tom Coulson: Champions of Democracy

For more than three decades, Barbara and Tom Coulson have been tirelessly working to make democracy work in North Carolina. This month, Common Cause NC honored the couple with its inaugural Champions of Democracy Award.

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Bob Havely, longtime political & nonprofit consultant in NC, passes away

From Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause NC: “We are very saddened by the passing of Bob Havely, a well-respected political and nonprofit consultant in North Carolina. From serving in the White House, to working as director of government … Continue reading

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The move to criminalize protests is a threat to democracy

At the recent People’s Hearing on Fair Redistricting held at the legislature, my mother had to really take into consideration where she sat. I don’t mean she was overly concerned about the direct-viewing angle, or closeness to the speaker queue. … Continue reading

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