More scholarships from the Steelworkers!

Our friends at the Steelworkers have generously sponsored an additional 20 scholarships, and I’d like to introduce the winners to you. Here are a few of their stories: “My proudest moment is when I was able to settle my job with my anti-union employer to improve the working conditions of all my co-workers in our read on

NN15 panels announced (our most diverse agenda yet!)

After almost two months of reading and scoring hundreds of panel submissions, we’re proud to announce the 80 chosen to be presented at Netroots Nation this summer—and the most diverse group of speakers in our 10-year history. Our 2015 agenda includes a strong lineup of panels on issues that surround the immigration debate: discriminatory policies read on

Showcase your organizing technology at NN15

We’re excited to once again bring the Great Netroots New Tools Shootout back to Netroots Nation in 2015. This is your chance to (re)introduce the Netroots community to your voting, organizing, campaigning, make-the-world-a-better-place technology solution. Just click here to submit your product, app or feature for entry. The New Tools Shootout will be held Saturday, July read on

Meet our newest batch of scholarship winners!

A few weeks ago we introduced you to the first round of Blue Nation Review scholarship winners, and today I wanted to share a few stories from our newest recipients:

“My proudest moment: Mobilizing over 300 people in Phoenix for the Trayvon March and Rally. So many people came up to share with me that it was their first time participating in a march or action. It gave me inspiration to know that organizing helped them feel that all hope was not lost.” —Tia Oso read on

Announcing 40 great trainings for NN15

We’re thrilled to announce the 40 training sessions that will be offered at Netroots Nation 2015. We’ve got sessions on topics ranging from data and analytics to field organizing to graphic design, messaging and more.

This is our most diverse training program yet: 63% of our trainers are female and 42% are people of color.

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Blue Nation Review Round 1 Scholarship Winners

About a month ago, we announced that Blue Nation Review was sponsoring 100 scholarships to Netroots Nation. Today, we’d like to introduce the first round of winners and tell you a few of their inspiring stories.

“I came out at the age of 15 out of frustration with bullies and subsequently started one of the first gay-straight alliances in a high school in New Orleans. I have been an activist ever since that moment, which has allowed me to learn how to use my voice to advocate for those who are continually marginalized and belittled for who they are.” —Ashton Woods read on

Submit your session for NN15 now!

This week, we’re launching our annual public panel submission process, and we need your input. Each year, we ask for your help in developing and organizing the sessions you’ll attend at Netroots Nation. Your submissions help us create an inclusive agenda for our conference each year while also helping shape the national dialog for progressives in the coming months.

Our goal is to highlight the work you are doing around the country, from national campaigns to issue organizing in your home state, as well as to shine a light on things happening in our host state of Arizona.
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#NN15: Group registrations

  Each year thousands of us from the Progressive Movement meet to discuss, plan, and re-energize ourselves and our organizations at the Netroots Nation convention. Organizations are eligible to purchase 2015 registrations at the lowest possible rate right now.   Click here to register for the 2015 Netroots Nation conference in Phoenix, Arizona, July 16-19.   If read on

#NMP15: Will you tell your friends?

As you may have heard, we recently launched the Netroots Music Project to link culture change with political change and help create a soundtrack for progressive activism for the 21st century. In order to do that, we need your help sharing the news about our IndieGoGo campaign. I’m hoping you’ll help us out with a quick read on

We Have Important Work to Do in Phoenix

For the last several months we’ve been working with our 2015 host committee to figure out how NN15 might look different from previous conventions. We’re excited to introduce these organizers and organizations to you in the coming months, as they’re doing heroic work every day often at great personal risk to themselves. The individuals and organizations we’re working read on

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