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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Messaging Strategies for Restoring Voting Rights to Citizens with Felony Convictions

In a true democracy, everyone deserves to have a voice. However, more than 5 million Americans are disenfranchised due to a prior felony conviction. Recently, we’ve seen many jurisdictions re-enfranchise...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Putting Human Rights at the Center of U.S. Foreign Policy

Rising authoritarianism demands a credible progressive response that goes beyond slogans. How do we respond to the Uyghur Genocide and the crisis in Ukraine? How do we address the root...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Transforming America’s Immigration Narrative: How to Counter the GOP’s Xenophobic Attacks

The GOP has made nativism a cornerstone of their midterm message, and silence is a losing strategy. Join us to hear from some of the leading voices tracking right-wing, anti-immigrant...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Starbucks Workers United, Young Workers, and the Future of the Labor Movement

Starbucks Workers United, the campaign by Starbucks baristas to organize across country, is one of the most exciting labor campaigns in recent U.S. history. Mostly young, often queer, Starbucks workers...

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Posted by | June 9, 2022
Inflation and Corporate Profiteers: Protecting Workers, Families, and Small Businesses

Inflation is high and people nationwide are feeling the squeeze from the grocery aisles to the gas pump. But the costs of rent, food, and necessities are rising far beyond...

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Posted by | June 9, 2022
Stranded in a Maternity Care Desert: Improving Access and Equity for Moms and Babies

The U.S. is one of the most dangerous places to give birth in the developed world. More than 7 million Americans live in maternity care deserts without adequate access to...

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Posted by | June 9, 2022
In-house Development, For-profit Vendors, or Something Else? How Progressives Are Embracing Alternative Models to Build Sustainable Tools

The progressive digital space looks very different from when we last got together in-person at NN19. At that time, the digital tools landscape was in flux, with new private equity...

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Posted by | June 9, 2022
Digital Innovations and the Future of Small-Dollar Fundraising and Organizing

For over two years, we've navigated the transition from in-person to a fully virtual environment. We have adopted new ways to organize and fundraise by employing things like virtual events...

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Posted by | June 7, 2022
Big Tech’s Threat to Democracy: The Double-Edged Sword of Social Media

While many activists rely on Big Tech tools to organize, social media poses an existential threat to democracy. From January 6 to anti-mask protests, the impact of growing radicalization and...

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