January 06, 2022

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Holds Virtual Panel Discussion on Jan. 6: Remembering the Insurrection and Reclaiming Our Democracy

Oakland, CA – On January 6, 2022, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) held a virtual conversation about hope, resiliency, and the fight for our democracy one year after the insurrection at the Capitol. The panel discussion – Remembering the Insurrection and Reclaiming our Democracy – was part of a series of live-streamed events on January 6 to mark the 1-year anniversary of the attack. 

Congresswoman Lee was in the Capitol on January 6, 2021, when Trump supporters attacked police and stormed the building to stop the peaceful transfer of power to the Biden administration. The panel featured experts and community leaders in a discussion about the repercussions of the insurrection, protecting our democracy from future attacks, and confronting the white supremacy behind ongoing efforts to undermine democratic rights. 

Panelist information and transcription of Congresswoman’s remarks can be found below. To watch the panel discussion, click the image below.