DURHAM, N.C. — Southern Coalition for Social Justice extends its deepest condolences to Common Cause and all who knew and loved Karen Hobert Flynn following her passing today.
Read Common Cause’s statement on Flynn’s death here. She was the organization’s ninth president and second woman in the role.
“We were saddened to learn of the passing of Common Cause President Karen Hobert Flynn, a fierce advocate for voters and an inspiration to all who seek a more transparent, inclusive, and accountable democracy,” said Ryan Roberson, Executive Director of Southern Coalition for Social Justice. “Our hearts go out to Common Cause, who we are proud to call a coalition member and client. We are committed to honoring President Flynn’s memory by continuing to partner with and support Common Cause in its mission to protect and strengthen the right to vote for all.”