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Posted by | July 13, 2014
Xavier Lopez Ayala Celebration and Scholarship Fundraiser

We lost a bright, shining star of the movement not long ago. Now is the time to celebrate Xavier -- our friend, mentor, co-conspirator, muse, confidant & fellow movement maker......

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Posted by | July 1, 2014
Informal Jewish Service (ALL welcome!)

Start the final day of Netroots with some spiritual inspiration. Join us as we celebrate the Sabbath, continue the legacy of Jewish activists throughout the generations, and fulfil the commandment...

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Posted by | June 23, 2014
California Caucus

Facilitators will give an overview of the landscape in the state, talk about whats’s at stake and tell you ways you can volunteer or plug in to existing efforts. NOTE:...

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Posted by | June 4, 2014
Corporate Welfare and Tax Loopholes vs. Public Services: Who’s Winning?

Cuts to education, transit, housing, food assistance, public safety, infrastructure, and pensions are driving the political debate in communities as across the country as politicians claim that government spends too...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Mothers of Murdered Children: Moving from Grief to Action

We know the names of Trayvon Martin, Hadiya Pendleton, and Jordan Davis, but what of the thousand of children murdered every day in America's cities and towns? This session will...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
A Public Option for Simple Banking for Underserved Communities

Over 68 million Americans have little or no access to traditional financial services. Banks have abandoned low-income communities, turning them over to predatory businesses like payday lenders, check-cashing stores, and...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
48217: What One of the Country’s Most Polluted Zip Codes Can Teach Us about Environmental and Digital Justice

With only 8,200 residents, southeast Michigan's 48217 zip code is sandwiched between I-75 and giant industrial polluters. Smokestacks billow above schoolyards in River Rouge, MI, where more than 1.6 million...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Ending Voter Suppression and Building Progressive Leadership in Congress: Why DC Statehood Matters for Liberals Now

For the first time in 20 years, there is a bill before Congress to grant statehood to Washington, DC, a majority-black city with a population greater than that of either...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Try this at Home! Tips and Lessons for Building a Racially Diverse Movement

We all know that the online organizing space often scores an epic fail when it comes to diversity—especially racial diversity. But there are a handful of awesome things folks are...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Fighting for Voting Rights in the 21st Century

This year we're fighting for voting rights on both the federal and local levels. A new bill updating the VRA is moving through Congress, and states are working locally to...

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