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
Would your nonprofit or small business like a free booth in the 2016 Netroots Nation Town Square (aka Exhibit Hall) in St. Louis, MO? Then enter our “Grab a Booth” contest! In an effort to bring in new community organizations that might have fewer resources, we will offer six free booths in this year’s Town 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
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
I hope you were able to tune in to our live stream of Netroots Nation Day 1. 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 takes you through some of the highlights from day 1 and what’s on tap for today. read on