If you missed our announcement during Netroots Nation, I wanted to make sure you knew: We’re going to St. Louis in 2016 and plan to make racial justice a central issue to the progressive agenda.
In Phoenix, we learned how increased border militarization, the for-profit deportation system, racial profiling and criminalization and persistent economic inequality impacts all Americans, but especially people of color.
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Reporters from outlets across the country attended Netroots Nation last week. Below are a few pieces from the coverage. Buzzfeed: The Biggest Gathering Of Progressives Will Be More About Latinos And Immigration Than Ever Before Buzzfeed: In Arizona, Black And White Progressives Jolted By The Harsh Lives And Stories Of Undocumented Immigrants Raw Story: Private companies read on →
Netroots Nation stands in solidarity with all people seeking human rights. With today’s Town Hall, our aim was to give presidential candidates a chance to respond to the issues facing the many diverse communities represented here. Although we wish the candidates had more time to respond to the issues, what happened today is reflective of read on →
I hope you were able to tune in to our live stream of Netroots Nation Day 2. If you aren't able to watch in real time, you can still catch some of the action from Phoenix on our website and Facebook page throughout the weekend. This post highlights what you missed on Friday and what's on tap for Saturday. read on →