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 Thursday, January 14, 2021

Presented online live on Zoom at 12:30 p.m. The recorded version is posted here at 5:00 p.m.

Speaker: David Thornburgh
Topic: The 2020 Election’s (Almost!) Over: Now What? The Challenges to Politics and Governance in Pennsylvania

David Thornburgh is president and CEO of the Committee of Seventy, a nonpartisan civic leadership organization that advances representative, ethical and effective government in  Philadelphia and Pennsylvania through citizen engagement and public policy advocacy. He is a frequent commentator on public policy and regional development issues. He will be speaking to us about this most recent election and some of the challenges that will be facing Pennsylvania in the year ahead. He holds a BA in Political Science from Haverford College and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.



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