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Posted by | July 9, 2015
#FutureForum: a conversation on millennials and Congress with Reps. Swalwell and Gallego

The panel will be an interactive conversation on the burden of student debt and how it’s holding back an entire generation of young people as they embark on their lives....

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Posted by | June 22, 2015
State Caucus: District of Columbia

Come to one of our state and regional caucuses to meet folks from your home area and hear what others are working on.

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
The Untapped Power of Unmarried America

In 1980, 34 percent of adults were unmarried; today it is 47 percent. Similarly, 18 percent of births were to unmarried mothers; today it is 41 percent. This panel will...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Using Psychology to Understand Why and When People Donate (and Why and When they Don’t)

Last year, University of Oregon psychology professor Paul Slovic released a study showing that when you introduce facts about how big a problem is, people are demotivated to help. For...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
The Progressive, Grassroots Christian Movement You Never Knew You Needed to Organize

This panel will unite faith-based organizers and strategists from various movements including the National Moral Monday/Forward Together Movement and the Sanctuary Movement on the US/Mexico Border. We'll explore how progressive...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Supporting Activists on the Frontlines Here and Abroad

Tear gas from the inner cities to Palestine; the "Happy" dance from Ukraine to Taiwan; LGBT rights from Uganda to Utah. Movements around the world are connecting organically and helping...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Do Details Matter? Why and How We Sanitize Our Stories

Storytelling is an important, effective tool for activism. Sharing a personal narrative is powerful and should be done both effectively and carefully. Our panelists regularly use their lived experiences with...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
#EpicFail: A Look at GOTV Failures (So You Don’t Repeat Them)

We love to talk about our GOTV successes: registering 10,000 voters on a shoestring budget, creating a great video that went viral, developing a tech innovation that changed the game....

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Hashtag Activism: How the Rising American Electorate is Moving Beyond Broadcast Campaigns

Meet with leaders from some of 2014's most powerful online campaigns and movements: the Black Youth Project 100, which worked in solidarity with communities in Ferguson on anti police brutality;...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
State Immigration Fights: Defending Rights at the State Level

While President Obama's administrative relief for millions of undocumented immigrants was a significant victory, many advocates continue to work toward long-term solutions to this country's flawed immigration system. This fight...

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