Netroots Nation 2013

Posted by | April 8, 2013
Targeting Without A Model: Smart Planning for Local Races

In this session you'll learn how to target local races using basic data-mining skills. You'll learn how to extract data from a voter file, find patterns in voter contact responses...

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How to Win Friends and Influence People at Netroots Nation

First-time Netroots attendee? Not the hugest fan of conferences? Scared about meeting all these people? This session's for you. Networking gets a bad rap, but we'll unpack some tips and...

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How to Fix That: Modernizing Our Elections

Thousands of voters waited for hours to cast their ballots in November, standing in lines long after the polls closed. Even President Obama commented that "we have to fix that"...

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Stopping the Next Depression: Banks are Still too Big to Fail

While it was a step forward, the Dodd/Frank bill is missing some critical pieces. Banks are still "too big to fail"—and they're bigger than ever. Wall Street has oversized political...

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Moving the Needle: How We Won Gay Marriage in 2012

After a string of more than 30 losses at the ballot, gay activists won four marriage-related ballot campaigns in 2012. These historic wins legalized the freedom to marry for same-sex...

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Storytelling Tools and Strategies that Build Power

An essential tool for engaging audiences in issues that matter to people of color is storytelling that pulls at the heart-strings, appeals to deeply held values and leads audiences through...

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Defending Your Life’s Work: Measuring Impact to Evaluate Social Change

The digital world is bursting with ways to count things—followers, friends, fans, likes, retweets, hashtags and plus ones. But what are you really measuring? And how do you know if...

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Digital Campaigns on a Budget

How do you run a digital campaign on a budget? There are many things  an organizer can do to affect change without a large budget, or even one at all....

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Winning the Facebooks: Leveraging the Voter File and Offline Data, Content, and Facebook’s Tools to Microtarget Without Breaking the Bank

“Micro” and “nano” targeting were all the rage in 2012 as campaigns learned to use data to target messages to high-value audiences more effectively than ever before. Come learn from...

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OrganiZING: Engaging New People through Humor, Culture and Tangible Impact

Politicos of all stripes are searching for ways to engage young people, people of color, and the rest of the rising American electorate. The solution: Make politics more fun, culturally-relevant...

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