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Posted by | May 24, 2012
Battleground Caucuses: Pennsylvania

Want to know more about what’s happening in battleground states like Ohio and Pennsylvania? Curious about key races and major ballot initiatives coming up? Come to one of these battleground...

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Posted by | May 8, 2012
Black Caucus

Connect with like-minded folks and talk with others from your community in our identity caucuses.

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Five Ways Technology is Making Democracy Easier

Much of progressive organizing relies on registering and turning out underrepresented communities and mobilizing those communities against the conservative agenda. New technology aims to eliminate barriers to democratic participation by...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Organizing Issue-Based Campaigns with College Students

American college campuses are hotbeds of idealism and activism. The 2008 election, the massive protests in Wisconsin and Ohio and the Occupy movement showed that when this young constituency is...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Women Rule: Keys for Social Media and Electoral Success

Studies show women voters are the key to election success and that women rule social media platforms. But few candidates or causes use those tools to effectively engage those crucial...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Turn It Up: Using Hip-Hop to Mobilize in 2012

This panel will discuss how hip-hop can be utilized as a tool to amplify the message of the progressive movement, as well as inspire and energize activists across the country....

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Coal and the Grassroots Fight for Environmental Justice

Community heroes across the country are taking great risks to stand up and say no to coal pollution and other environmental injustices, and they're succeeding—more than 100 of the nation's...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Building the Movement to Ban Fracking in a Regulation Climate

At the same time that President Obama is pushing an energy plan built on natural gas, there is a national movement to ban fracking building around the United States and...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
New Media on the Campaign Trail: Case Studies from Winning Programs

Every campaign talks about new media, but too many stop at Facebook and Twitter. Successful campaigns leverage the full breadth of tools and strategies new media has to offer across...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Why Can’t Apple Make Your iPhone in America?

Building on investigative reporting in WIRED Magazine and the New York Times, this session will explore why a company so good at design is so lousy at high-tech manufacturing, particularly...

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