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Posted by | June 24, 2014
Campaigning Down Under: Three Case-Studies That Will Make You Go “Crikey”

Australians may 'speak funny', have compulsory voting, and recently elected the "Motor Sports Enthusiast Party" to our Federal Parliament. But we also have plenty of lessons and creative tactics to...

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Posted by | June 23, 2014
Minnesota 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 | May 5, 2014
Hunger First: The Importance of Food Security in Detroit, and Why We’re so Hungry (for Change)

Detroit natives can easily point to any number of challenges to food security in their community. Whether it's the lack of fresh and affordable options or the insidious targeting of...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Pope is Dope: How to Message Like a Gladiator and Win

Narrative strategy and messaging aren't new to television or pop culture, but Shonda Rhimes' "Scandal" has drawn attention to the role of crisis communications and strategic messaging in Beltway politics....

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Workers Organizing Online: What We’ve Learned and What We’re Learning

Digital organizing in the labor movement is finally hitting its stride. Organizing 2.0 is the only organization founded specifically to address this field, and we want to share some of...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Analyzing Ourselves: New Research on the Experience of Working in Politics

As a movement, we've used data, analytics, and research to optimize nearly every outward-facing aspect of campaigns. Now we're turning the microscope on ourselves. What salary inequalities exist within the...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Creating a Beloved Community: Visionaries for an Inclusive Detroit

Many reports about Detroit focus on decrepit houses and factories, constructing a narrative of ruin porn that promotes a curiously titillating mix of nostalgia and dismay. Others promote the Gilbertification...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Civil Disobedience Gets Results: Lessons from the Immigration, Labor and Climate Movements

Across the progressive movement, activists and organizations are embracing civil disobedience on a large scale as a tactic to escalate pressure in our most crucial fights—and getting results. We'll share...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
New Frontiers in Voter Contact: How open APIs, mobile, and real-time data collection are changing field forever

A new wave of technology startups are leveraging an increasingly open progressive data ecosystem to build tools that enable campaigns and organizations to make faster, better, more responsive decisions. Imagine...

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Posted by | May 5, 2014
Fighting for Truth and Universal Healthcare

Obamacare has finally been fully implemented, but the fight to successfully reform our healthcare system has a long way to go. Come hear detailed analysis of how we got here,...

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