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Posted by | June 22, 2015
State Caucus: New York

It's time for NY's netroots from all across the Empire State to get organized! Come to discuss state and local elections, state and local issue campaigns and much more. Let's...

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Posted by | May 8, 2015
Beyond Vanity Metrics: How We Can Use Digital to Strengthen Our Campaigns

We often flaunt the number of impressions, Facebook likes and site visits we receive, but what does that actually mean for a campaign? This panel will address what occurs beyond...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
We are One: Overcoming the Shared Opposition of the LGBT and Reproductive Rights Movements

Domestically, they brought you DOMA and abortion bans; abroad, they instigated the passage of Uganda's "anti-homosexuality" bill and are thwarting reproductive justice in Latin America. Often, these actors' actions abroad...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Transformative Change: Building Power from the Inside Out

The progressive movement is catalyzing a new vision for the future based on equality, inclusion, justice and taking care of each other and the planet. The effort necessary to change...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Voter Rights Restoration and the Move Toward a Growing Democracy: How We Get There

As Pres. Obama declared earlier this week, individuals who've completed prison sentences must have their right to vote restored. Millions across the states are currently being disenfranchised, despite having paid...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Rocky Mountain High: One Year of Legal Retail Marijuana in Colorado

This panel will discuss the successful experience of the state of Colorado in the aftermath of Amendment 64, the ballot measure legalizing the possession and retail sale of marijuana. Local...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Student Debt Crisis: How We Can Help Stop the Next Economic Bubble from Bursting

Rising tuition costs and mounting debt have put higher education beyond the reach of all but the wealthiest of students. This challenge threatens to lock generations out of living wage...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
LGBTQ Ladies Doin’ It For Ourselves: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Engaging LGBTQ Women

LGBTQ women have been central players in many social change movements—suffrage, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, disability rights, reproductive justice, racial and economic justice—even if their identities as queer women haven't...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Inclusion Matters: The Whys and Hows of Expanding Progressive Engagement of Latinos in the Media

With eyes on 2016, the Right is desperate to win over or neutralize Latino voters at the ballot box, and they are doing everything they can to get the media...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
How the Web was Won: The Battle for Net Neutrality

In March 2014, the Federal Communications Commission proposed to let internet service providers like Verizon and Comcast create private fast lanes on the Internet, threatening to leave the majority behind...

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