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April 30, 2019

AAUW to Discuss PA Redistricting Reform at La Roche University

PITTSBURGH, April 30, 2019 – The North Hills Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host Gerrymandering 101, a civic discussion, at La Roche University on Tuesday, May 14.

The event will take place from 7-9 p.m. in the Ryan Room of the Zappala College Center. The discussion aims to raise awareness about the importance of redistricting reform. Speakers Suzanne Broughton of Fair Districts PA (FDPA) and Rachel Colker from the Draw Lines will discuss Pennsylvania’s current redistricting process and possible solutions to the problem. Ms. Broughton also will discuss legislation in Harrisburg and FDPA’s strategy.

Admission is free, and the event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Seating to the event is limited. Register online.

About La Roche University:  About La Roche University: A private liberal arts university in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche University offers 66 undergraduate programs of study, six master’s degrees and one doctoral degree, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential university provides a vibrant campus community for more than 1,400 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche University embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche University educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.  

 

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