Rebellions are Built on Hope: How Organizations are Using Digital Activism and Grassroots Power to Lead the Resistance

Rebellions are Built on Hope: How Organizations are Using Digital Activism and Grassroots Power to Lead the Resistance

Session Type(s): Panel

Starts: Thursday, Aug. 10 9:00 AM

Ends: Thursday, Aug. 10 10:15 AM

Room: Regency VI

In the wake of Trump’s election, Americans took to the streets to make it clear that they would stand for our shared American values of inclusion, diversity, and tolerance, and would not simply accept his extreme agenda. Major grassroots organizations have worked to organize this energy to form an intersectional and united resistance to Trump—one that has marched in the streets, called members of Congress, stood up for our values, and stopped destructive legislation in its path. This panel will explore how organizations—including NARAL Pro-Choice America, ACLU, Women’s March, Color of Change and MoveOn—are working together to resist what’s next in building the resistance.

Moderator

Rebecca Wall

Becka Wall is the Digital Media Manager for NARAL Pro-Choice America. She is a blogger, writer and digital communications expert; with experience working at progressive organizations including the National Women’s Law Center and Media Matters for America. Becka’s favorite president is Theodore Roosevelt and in her spare time she likes to cook, read, run, and marathon Doctor Who.


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