Day 1 highlights & Friday streaming guide

Day 1 highlights & Friday streaming guide

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 St. Louis on our website and Facebook page throughout the weekend.

On Wednesday, the Ms. Foundation for Women convened women from across the country for a pre-conference meeting on how to build an inclusive movement for achieving gender equality. Click here to read the Storify recap from the day.

Thursday night’s opening keynote with This Week In Blackness featured local and national organizers from Ferguson and around the country who are working to resist, empower and build the movement against America’s system of policing. Click here to watch the archived stream and check out our Medium wrap-up.

Click here to view photos from today (and tag yourself and your friends).

The following keynotes and panels will be streaming live today (all times are Central). Players are available here, and full descriptions of each session are posted here.

9 to 10:15 a.m.

  • Keep It in the Ground: Getting the Federal Government Out of the Fossil Fuel Business (Keynotes and Breakout Room A Player)
  • Right to Work and the War on Workers in Missouri [Sponsored Panel] (Breakout Room B Player)

10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

  • Climate Justice Strategies: Exploring the Intersections of Climate Change (Keynotes and Breakout Room A Player)

1 to 2:15 p.m.

  • Justice at the Ballot Box: How Holding Prosecutors Accountable in Elections is Key to Criminal Justice Reform (Keynotes and Breakout Room A Player)
  • Uniting and Mobilizing Communities of Color, Millennials and Working People in 2016 [Sponsored Panel] (Breakout Room B Player)

2:30 to 3:45 p.m.

  • The Digital CultureSHIFT: Moving from Scale to Power to Achieve Racial Justice (Keynotes and Breakout Room A Player)

4 to 5:15 p.m.

  • How Progressives Helped Pass the Iran Deal and How We Can Keep Winning (Keynotes and Breakout Room A Player)
  • The Real Progressive Solution: How the community schools model supports students and revitalizes entire neighborhoods (Breakout Room B Player)

You can also catch special videos and content from TWiB throughout the day on the TWiB Stage player.


To catch the action on Twitter, follow @Netroots_Nation and search the #nn16 hashtag. You can alsofollow the action in Spanish (@netroots_es).

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