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Posted by | June 22, 2015
Queer People of Color Caucus

This caucus is to provide a conversation space for folks who identify as Queer People of Color. We will network and create concrete campaigns around issues including: police brutality and...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
The Evolution of Immigrant Rights: From Political Empowerment to Progressive Change

President Obama's executive order on deportations was a major victory for progressive leaning forces in the immigrant rights community. This panel will analyze how grassroots organizing and elevating the voices...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Taming the Trojan Horse of Religious Discrimination

For years, the progressive movement has avoided conversations about religion, leaving just a handful of progressive faith leaders to tackle the issue of how religion plays out in the public...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Feminist Future: How Folks of Color, Queer Activists and Young People are Transforming the Movement

You've probably heard about first, second and third-wave feminism. You know that movements change and evolve over time. This panel is about expanding what's possible in the feminist movement by...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
The Ethnic Studies Ban: Why Attacks on Curriculum Matter to Progressives

In 2010, Arizona conservatives passed a law banning ethnic studies. Similar bans have been proposed in other states, which is part of a right-wing plan to undermine education and create...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
The Fight to Save Dodd-Frank

The GOP majority in Congress have made no secret of their hostility toward financial reform and their desire to dismantle the key reforms implemented by Dodd-Frank. With a GOP Senate...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Corporate Takeover Goes Local: Communities Fight Back

For proponents, privatization is simply a transfer of ownership of a property or business from the government to the private sector. But for public education, it means the replacement of...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Examining Racial and Gender Bias: Case studies from the Restaurant, Retail, Domestic and Tech Industries

Despite efforts to create equal employment opportunities for women and people of color, the distribution of jobs remains unequal and biased. Racial and gender bias can exclude workers from a...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
If the Rising American Electorate is so Important, Why Isn’t it Reflected in our Staffing?

Progressives actively advocate for removing barriers that play a role in preventing minority groups from fully realizing their potential in society. But ironically, while this important work takes place daily...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
Living in a Militarized Zone

This panel will provide an overview of life in the border regions, addressing three specific phenomena of life in a militarized zone: the criminalization of migrants through prosecution programs such...

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