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Posted by | May 15, 2019
Getting it Passed is Only the First Step: Enacting and Enforcing Local Labor Laws

The City of Philadelphia has made good strides in passing local labor laws that fill the gaps in worker protection that are unfilled by state and federal labor law. However,...

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Diversity Doesn’t Just Happen: Here’s How to Work for It

Diversity is something we all want, but all to often when we look around the room progressive organizations and firms are coming up short. In this panel we'll break down...

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Manager Confessions: Somehow We Manage

Progressives need to treat managing staff as a skill—the same way we do email, web development, organizing, and everything else. As progressive managers, we sit at a critical intersection of...

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Election Security is the Single Most Important Issue in Our Elections Today

What is the ultimate form of voter suppression? Not having your vote count. What did we learn from the 2016 election? We learned that the risk of election manipulation is...

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Take Away Our Poverty, Not Our Children: Campaigning for Welfare, a Living Wage and a More Caring World

Join us for a cross-movement approach to campaigning for economic, social and environmental justice. You’ll hear from those directly impacted by poverty, the punitive welfare and child welfare systems, and...

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Give It Up: Direct Giving as a Critical Engagement and Base Building Strategy

Poverty and lack of access to the means to exit from poverty disproportionately impacts Black and Latinx folks, LGBT and gender non-confirming folks, those with disabilities and single parents. Seventy...

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Cooperatives as a Tool for Social Movements

Social movements have long used economic cooperation towards liberation. In 1970s Philadelphia, Movement for a New Society created affordable housing co-ops for activists. During the Civil Rights movement, black organizers...

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Don’t Put Digital in the Corner: Why Every Department Should be Using Digital Tools and Tactics

Politics in the modern age has taught us that digital tools and tactics are no longer the the singular resource of a "digital team." From comms to development to field...

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Field-Centric Data: Building Feedback Loops

Data and analytics can help us build winning strategies, allocate resources effectively and peer into the trends we can bend to shape a more progressive future. This panel will cover...

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Everyone Wants Maps: Understanding their Value in Organizing

There's a reason it's a cliche that a picture is worth a thousand words. Since we organize geographically, that picture should be a map.Unfortunately, most maps are one-off projects that...

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