Rev. Barber to Open Netroots Nation

Rev. Barber to Open Netroots Nation

Posted by Raven | June 3, 2014 | NN14

barberWe’re excited to welcome Rev. William Barber, the fiery preacher behind North Carolina’s Moral Mondays movement, to Netroots Nation this summer.

Rev. Barber will speak to attendees—-and help set the tone for Netroots Nation—-at Thursday night’s opening plenary session.

If you haven’t gotten your ticket, click here to register now.

Moral Mondays started as a protest to the conservative takeover of state politics but has quickly grown into a grassroots social justice movement that’s reaching far beyond just North Carolina. A recent piece in Mother Jones says Rev. Barber is “charting a new path for protesting Republican overreach in the South—-and maybe beyond.”

With conservative overreach happening in states across the country, having Rev. Barber speak couldn’t come at a better time.

Other speakers include Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Gov. Howard Dean and more to be announced soon. Attendees will have access to 80 panels, 40 hands-on training sessions, film screenings and tons of fun networking events.

I hope you’re making plans to join us (and Rev. Barber) in Detroit!

We’ll see you in July.

About The Author

Raven

Executive director of Netroots Nation and Netroots Foundation.

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