Designing Democracy: The Future of Civic Engagement


Common Cause
Kathay Feng, Executive Director of California Common Cause and National Redistricting Director
Sylvia Moore, Southern California Organizer

Host department:

Humanities & Sciences

DM department:

Jennifer May, Director
Sherry Hoffman, Senior Educational Liaison
Susannah Ramshaw, Associate Director
Garret Scullin, Senior Coordinator
Steven Butler, Media Coordinator
Brenda Rees, Case Study Writer
Lucia Loiso, Photographer


Candice-Leigh Baumgardner, Associate Professor, Humanities & Sciences
Arden Stern, Assistant Professor, Humanities & Sciences

Guest speakers:

Ely Flores, California Director of Civic Engagement, NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials)
Deanna Kitamura, Project Director of Voting Rights Project, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Raphael Sonenshein, Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at California State University Los Angeles


Ina de las Alas, Graphic Design
Daniela Chavez, Illustration
Steve Cheung, Product Design
Shef Herrin, Product Design
David Hollo, Product Design
Tae Hyun Kim, Product Design
Anna Meddaugh, Product Design
Sarah Moon, Product Design
Johnny Perez, Fine Art
Steve Seime, Film
Robert Valle, Illustration
Robin Vane, Graphic Design