Every year, Netroots Nation attendees have access to some of the top experts and smartest organizers in the movement with our extensive training program. If you come to Netroots Nation, you’ll have access to 40 hands-on trainings on topics ranging from data and analytics to grassroots organizing to graphic design, messaging, dismantling structural racism and read on
We’re excited to once again partner with New Media Ventures to bring the Great Netroots New Tools Shootout back to Netroots Nation this summer! This is your chance to (re)introduce the Netroots community to your voting, organizing, campaigning, make-the-world-a-better-place technology solution. Got a product, app or feature you want to tell the world about? Just click read on
The votes are in! After almost 5,000 votes cast, we’re happy to announce our Voter Pick sessions for 2016. A training on talking about systemic racism. A panel on how women of color are leading the fight against the Hyde Amendment. An important conversation on dismantling rape culture in progressive spaces. These are just a few read on
There’s a lot going on right now: impending primary elections in key states, South by Southwest and important political fights happening on the local level around the country. Many of you have asked for a few more days to get your panel or training submission in, so we’re extending the deadline to submit.
The new deadline to submit your panel or training submission for Netroots Nation this summer isTHURSDAY, MARCH 17. It won’t be extended past next Thursday, though, so be sure to get your submissions in as soon as possible.
Each year we ask for your help in developing and organizing the sessions we host at Netroots Nation. Your submissions help us create an inclusive agenda while also helping shape the national dialog for progressives in the coming months.
It’s time for you to submit your ideas. But first, I wanted to let you about a change we’ve made to the process to give the community has a more direct voice in what gets chosen to be on the agenda. For the first time ever, submissions will be made public as they’re submitted, and you’ll have a chance to vote once per day on which proposals you like best. read on
As you think about resolutions and priorities for the new year, it’s time to start thinking about what sessions you’d like to see presented at Netroots Nation this summer.
Our annual public panel submission process doesn’t open for a few more weeks, but I wanted to let you know about a big change we’re making to the process. read on
When we announced St. Louis as our next location for Netroots Nation 2016, we shared with you our goal to center the conference on racial justice and lift up the work of local activists there. Today I want to share how the past two years have helped prepare us for that task.
This year’s Netroots Nation fall community auction is in full swing. Click here to bid on items and support the work of Netroots Foundation. Fundraisers like this one support programs like New Media Mentors, an intensive learning and capacity-building opportunity to help progressive non-profits use social media and on-line organizing tools more effectively. Plus, it’s read on
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.
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