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Posted by | June 24, 2016
From ‘Saying Abortion Aloud’ to UndocuQueer: A Discussion of Storytelling Genres and Methods

We've seen that storytelling can give visibility to the invisible, destigmatize experiences considered controversial, and mobilize social justice movements. Join us as people with diverse identities and experiences discuss their...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Expanding the Media Narrative around Paid Family and Medical Leave

The media narrative around Paid Family and Medical Leave has largely highlighted heterosexual, married, professional white women who want to "have it all" by having children and a career. This...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Local Stepping Stones: Electing People of Color, LGBT Leaders and Progressive Women at the State and Local Levels

State level races, from state house to county and city offices, reflect the future of the Democratic party. When Ferguson erupted post-Michael Brown, many wondered: why does the city council...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Money in Politics in the Year of Trump and Sanders

On the left, Bernie Sanders built a movement against the buying of our democracy by billionaires like the Koch brothers, and a broad coalition of groups fighting for free and...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
The Rise and Fall of the GOP Gerrymander: The Fight for Progressive Redistricting Continues

In 2011, Republican state legislators drew outrageous partisan and racial gerrymanders—at times, even bragging about their skills at skewing lines—while Democrats in the biggest redistricting states were forced to watch...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
New Models to Fund Movements

The old funding models have stopped working well for 21st Century progressive movements, but the new ways are still being created. Join this session for an informative and dynamic discussion...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Galvanizing the Forces: Moving Forward in the Disability and LGBT Rights Movements

Want to learn how the LGBT and disability communities have been intertwined for years as they have helped each other achieve rights? Want to learn how to be an educated...

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Posted by | April 19, 2016
Israeli Apartheid and Palestinian Civil Rights [Voter Pick]

It's time for progressives to have a serious discussion about how Israel has become an apartheid state. For nearly 50 years, the Palestinian people have lived under a military occupation...

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Posted by | April 19, 2016
Living and Working Our Values: Dismantling Rape Culture in Progressive Spaces and Ending Sexual Harassment and Violence at Work [Voter Pick]

Though it's long been an issue, recent high-profile incidents have highlighted the persistent problem of so-called progressive people, businesses, and organizations that ostensibly fight for justice and equality, yet sexually...

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Posted by | April 19, 2016
The Future of Collaborative Data: How We’ll Continue Beating Republicans [Voter Pick]

Over the past 10 years, Democrats and progressives have built a superior campaign data and technology infrastructure and a more effective ground-game than Republicans. What's been our secret weapon and...

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