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Opening Night June 2nd!!


​​The Citizens Congress will begin on Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. when we co-sponsor an event with Cal-Poly University in the Spanos Theatre!


Money in Politics: What Could Go Wrong?
Community discussion with national advocates of campaign finance reform.


Featuring guest speakers:


Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig
Washington D.C. Attorney Trevor Potter
Pulitzer Prize winning author Hedrick Smith

Citizens Congress Director William Ostrander


Admission is free.  There will be book signing and a meet and greet after the event outside the theatre.  


"I hope you'll join me and others at the Citizens' Congress, in San Luis Obispo, on June 2nd to 5th, to develop a strategy for reversing the growing problem of big money in politics."


-Robert B. Reich Former U.S. Secretary of Labor