Pop Culture Caucus

Pop Culture Caucus

Session Type(s): Caucus

Starts: Thursday, Aug. 2 10:30 AM (Central)

Ends: Thursday, Aug. 2 11:45 AM (Central)

Room: 226

The Culture Nerd Caucus is open space for all self-identified nerds and pop culture enthusiasts (gamers, cosplayers, fanfic writers and readers, comic book fans, etc) to gather, network and discuss potential ways to utilize high profile moments in arts and culture to organize on progressive issues.

Moderators

Elana Levin

Elana Levin

Elana is Program Director at New Media Mentors, the official trainings partner of Netroots Nation. Through NMM progressive organizations can access training in social media skills any time online.

Elana joins New Media Mentors after serving as digital director for labor unions and community based organizations and has lead trainings for over 4,000 progressives as co-founder of the Organizing 2.0 conference.

Listen to Elana’s podcast about the intersection of comics, nerd culture and social change, Graphic Policy Radio, on any podcast platform.

Elana tweets about the labor movement, New York politics, online organizing and superhero comics at @Elana_Brooklyn.

Other sessions: The Future of Progressive Pop Culture Organizing, Live Tweet Your Way to Success, A Wrinkle in Time: Using Pop Culture Stories to Mobilize and Organize Communities

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