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SXSW Panel | 2023: Democracy is Worth the Fight
While the playbook for this moment remains to be written, history provides a roadmap of how people have fought against long odds for democracy and won. This panel featured a discussion about the fight for democracy’s future in the states — and the courts — in the face of the political realities of 2023 and the legacy of the late Rep. Barbara Jordan.
Meet the Panelists
Special Guest: Olivia Julianna is a 20-year-old abortion rights activist from Houston, Texas. She is most known for initiating the takedown of a whistleblower website targeting Texans who aided in abortion access, and for raising $2.3 million for abortion funds after she was bullied online by a sitting member of Congress.
What You Can Do
Your commitment makes us stronger as we work to bring the voices of people and communities into the most important fights in courts throughout the country. Here are three ways you can continue to support our fight for democracy: