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Posted by | July 11, 2016
Gays, God, and Guns: Where Will the LGBTQ Movement Go From Here?

Over the past year, the LGBTQ movement has struggled to find direction in dealing with the right-wing backlash after winning marriage equality. From over 100 attacks in state legislatures, to...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Grassroots Power: How to Beat the Koch Brothers at Organizing

With organizers in 30 states and more than 900 staffers, the Koch Brothers are trying to beat progressives at their own game—grassroots organizing. We need to double down on effective...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Personnel is Policy: Making Progress in an Era of Congressional Gridlock

Congress is messed up. How can activists push the government to address pressing problems constructively amidst political polarization and gridlock? As Senator Elizabeth Warren noted in last year's Netroots Nation...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Ending Campus Rape: How Survivors are Creating a Winning National Movement

One in five college women are sexually assaulted. Campus rape is a national crisis, but we are finally at a tipping point. This panel will explore how survivors from across...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
The Democratic Marketplace for Women: How Women are Leading the Way for More Women to be Elected

Amazing organizations like Emerge, Close the Gap, Ready to Run and VoteRunLead are recruiting and training women to be great candidates, but the start-to-finish campaign marketplace remains fractured. This panel...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Authentically Engaging with Trans* Leadership in Progressive Organizing

At least 23 trans* and gender non-conforming people were murdered in 2015, and at least 6 have been murdered in 2016—the vast majority of whom were trans* women of color,...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Black Voices, Black Victories: Changing the Story on Race in a Digital Age

As the movement for Black lives increases in visibility, so do the voices and strategies of those working on and offline to end state-sanctioned violence against Black people. As we...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
From Selma to Ferguson: Voting Rights in the Digital Age

More than 50 years have elapsed since the passage of the Voting Rights Act, and communities of color are still fighting for their right to vote. This panel looks at...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Silence, Shame, Scandal: Ending Abortion Stigma in the Media (and the Fight to Protect Access)

News and entertainment media can act as a mirror to our understanding of abortion in the U.S. It It can also be a platform for moving society by generating programming...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
The Past Year in Digital Testing: Where We’ve Come From and Where to Go in 2016

In the past year, organizations across the progressive space have done amazing work measuring the digital tactics and tools that do and don't work for a variety of persuasion and...

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