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Posted by | July 29, 2022
Dobbs and Roe: Queer, Gender-Expansive Visions for Abortion Care

Join us for an all-LGBTQIA+ panel to discuss the impact of the Dobbs decision on the LGBTQIA+ community through an intersectional lens.

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Posted by | July 27, 2022
On (and Off) the Media: How the Press Can Save or Sink Democracy

The media has an essential role to play in preserving–or destroying–democracy. This panel will discuss the press's successes and failures in this area, explain the dangerously direct path of misinformation...

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Posted by | July 1, 2022
Public Safety vs. Policing: They are Not One and the Same!

In 2020, after the tragic murder of George Floyd, there was a national demand to defund the police. We heard this reemerge after police officers sat outside of a school...

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Posted by | June 23, 2022
Why We’re Winning: How Black-Led Progressive Organizations are Changing the Face of Western PA Politics

2021 was a difficult election cycle for Democrats nationally, but Pittsburgh made history by electing its first Black mayor in the city history. Also elected were 5 progressive judges, all...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Progressive Hope: Winning Back the Factory Towns That Made Trumpism Possible

Ever wonder why Wapello County, Iowa made a 20-point swing from Democratic to Republican in a single Presidental cycle? Or why traditional, blue collar or union communities that have been...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Defending the 2024 Election Today: How Down-Ballot 2022 Wins Can Protect 2024

From election defense ballot initiatives in Arizona and Michigan to down-ballot races for pivotal election administration positions, there are places where progressive energy can make a huge impact on outcomes...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Collective Liberation Starts with United Power Building

This panel will explore collective liberation and what putting this concept into motion means for power building in our communities. We will hear from Black, Indigenous, and Asian American and...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
The Power of Us: Centering Real People in the Fight for Democracy

The work to protect our democracy is happening on every front, and impacts each of our lives in a multitude of ways. As organizers who do this work every day,...

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Posted by | June 10, 2022
Our Voices: Fathers of Children Killed by Law Enforcement Speak Up

The stereotype of the absent Black father gained currency in the 1960s as the political advancements of the civil rights movement failed to translate into economic and social progress for...

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Posted by | June 9, 2022
Our State Courts: The Sleeper Seats of Power

Our state courts hold tremendous power in our system of government. They can help ensure fair district maps, protect our freedom to vote, and even safeguard reproductive freedom. As state...

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