About the Forum

Money + Politics: Does Money Make Policy?

This free forum requires pre-registration.

Does the funding of politics have implications for…

What is the impact of how we fund political campaigns, parties and organizations?

At our Money + Politics Forum, experts with opposing views about political funding will get to the heart of the matter in a civil conversation that fosters understanding even as they disagree.


Wednesday, April 8, 2015


7:30 p.m.


Beth Sholom Congregation | 8213 Old York Road | Elkins Park, PA 19027


Craig Holman, Ph.D.

Government Affairs Lobbyist
Public Citizen

John Samples, Ph.D.

Vice President & Publisher
Cato Institute


Chris Satullo

Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue at WHYY/NewsWorks Philadelphia
Co-founder/Co-director, Penn Project for Civic Dialogue, University of Pennsylvania

This free public forum models civil discourse and provides participants with insight into meaningful ways to become involved. The funding of politics can be a divisive topic and the speakers will be offering differing political perspectives. In keeping with our mission, all participants are required to agree to a Civil Discourse Pledge when registering for this event.

Want to Join in More Dialogue?

On April 29th, Germantown Jewish Centre presents a follow up discussion with full audience participation.