Netroots Nation 2014 trainings announced!

One of the biggest pieces of our programming at Netroots Nation is our training track, led each year by some of the top organizers and experts in the movement. This year, we’re offering 40 hands-on trainings on topics ranging from data and analytics to field organizing to graphic design, messaging and more. Our 2014 trainings read on

Take a Social and Economic Justice Tour of Detroit

Join the AFL-CIO and the Michigan Labor History Society on Wednesday, July 16 (the day before Netroots Nation kicks off) for a tour of some of Detroit’s historic sites. Where Martin Luther King Jr. first delivered “I Have a Dream.” The last stop on the Underground Railroad. The site of the Woolworth’s sit-down strike of 1937. Cadillac Square. The newspaper strike of 1996. read on

Our 2014 “Grab a Booth” Contest Winners

More than 2,100 votes were cast in our recent “Grab a Booth” contest. Here are the winners: Round One – Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Creative Action Network and United Peace Relief, Inc. Round Two winners – DOP INC, 4000 Years for Choice and Nursing Students for Choice. Thank you to all read on

Gender and ethnicity of NN14 panel submissions

Our 2014 panel submission process just ended, and we wanted to take a minute to share a few data points about the submissions. We ended up with about the same number of submissions as the past couple of years (372 panels, 106 trainings, 13 Screening Series ideas), but the gender and diversity breakdown and breadth of read on

Proposal Submissions Due and “Office Hours”

We’ve been talking about panels, trainings and screening series submissions for the past six weeks, but the deadline is finally upon us. Everything is due by the end of the day on Wednesday, February 19th!

We know you might have a few last minute questions before you hit the submit button, so we’re going to be hosting “office hours” via a series of Google Hangouts. They’ll run from 11 am to 7 pm Eastern time on February 19th. We’ll post the hangout link here and all you have to do is pop in and ask any questions you might have. read on

Now accepting panel submissions for NN14

We are now accepting panel submissions for Netroots Nation 2014!

With Netroots Nation 2014 coming just months before the midterms, our goal is to highlight the work you are doing around the country, from electoral campaigns to issue work in your home state.
What issues are most important to you and your community? To which campaigns will you lend your money, your time, your resources? Whether it’s rebuilding the middle class or winning back your state’s legislature, we want to know so we can build the agenda for Netroots Nation 2014 around what’s most important to you.
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Netroots Nation Rollback Available until Thur at Midnight!

Starting today, you can purchase a Netroots Nation full registration pass for the lowest price of the year! For three days only, we’re offering a special rollback rate to attend our 2014 convention in Detroit, July 17-20. If you’ve been to Netroots Nation before, you know what a rich experience it is—from the hands-on trainings read on

NN14 Hotel Information

Our hotel block for Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit is now open for reservations. Room rates are $159 a night, which includes wifi in all guest rooms.
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Join us in Detroit in 2014!

In case you missed our announcement last week, I wanted to share the news that we’ll be in the Motor City for Netroots Nation 2014.

We’ll be in the newly renovated Cobo Center, located along the waterfront in an area that’s the hub of much of the renovation taking place in the city. And there’s a lot of that happening! While the auto industry continues its resurgence, the city is in the midst of a reinvention, attracting a creative class of newcomers and engaging longtime residents in solutions for growth and recovery. read on