Ballroom D

Posted by | May 24, 2012
Battleground Caucuses: Massachusetts

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 | April 7, 2012
Your Phone Is Political

Androids and iPhones are quickly becoming our primary gateways to the Internet. The ways that we organize political and advocacy campaigns, produce and communicate with our world depends on access...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Organizing Lessons from SOPA and PIPA

The SOPA and PIPA bills were defeated by a fascinating combination of forces. There was an inside game in Washington and an outside one online. It included liberals and conservatives,...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
The Inside Game: Progressive Legislative Caucuses at the State and Local Level

Every year on the state and local level, the Netroots works to elect candidates to offices large and small, win victories in legislative fights and hold their elected officials accountable....

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Liberate Your Ass: Why Sexual Freedom is Key to Fighting the Right

From birth control to same-sex marriage, it's clear that the right is reinvigorating a culture war on sex and sexual freedom ahead of the 2012 election. We need to fight...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Combatting Criminal Justice Violations: Challenging Assumptions and Winning Campaigns

How can social and racial justice organizations leverage technology on behalf of criminal justice campaigns? Panelists will discuss how their respective organizations utilize the internet, social media platforms and mobile...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Mobile Organizing for 2012: From Elections to Occupy, Anti-Fracking to Arab Spring

This panel will explore case studies that exemplify outstanding mobile organizing practices and how they're going to be critical in 2012. Panelists will share their experiences in bridging the digital...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Emerging Movements: The Face of New Progressive Online Communities

There are new emerging movements online that differ from their identity-based or multi-issue predecessors, ones that bring new people into the progressive movement and represent an exciting evolution of our...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Making Sense of Polling Data

This panel will share insights to help you interpret the next set of polling data you see. We'll discuss the huge challenge of sampling cell-phone-only households, whether mainstream media outlets...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Behind the Camera: Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Media and Culture

Women are dramatically underrepresented in almost every level of media and popular culture, whether they're writing, directing, producing or greenlighting projects. While most media criticism tends to focus on the...

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