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Posted by | June 29, 2022
Post-Roe Doesn’t Mean Post-Abortion … If You Step Up

Where do we go from here in a post-Roe world? What do you need to think about? What do you NOT need to think about? We have the people to tell...

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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 18, 2022
To Protect Our Elections, We Must Protect Those Who Run Them

We’ve talked a lot about 2020, but how do races in 2022 lay the foundation for fair elections in 2024 and beyond? This panel features Secretaries of States and candidates...

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Posted by | June 18, 2022
The Aftermath of Dobbs: State Attorneys General and the Fight to Protect Abortion Access

In June, the nation was shocked by the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Americans’ long-standing right to abortion by the Court’s issuance of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization...

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Posted by | June 18, 2022
Telling Our Truths: Winning In 2022 in the Face of Right Wing Fearmongering

How do we hold our ground and go on offense while the right fearmongers around transgender youth, ‘parental rights,’ and Critical Race Theory? By saying what we are for, while...

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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 | September 16, 2021
Congress is an Unstable Workplace: Examining the Effects of January 6 on the Hill

It's been months since the January 6 insurrection, and America still hasn’t reconciled with this attack on our nation’s sovereignty. Congress was unable to pass an Independent Commission; many Republican...

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Posted by | September 10, 2021
SOS: Saving Democracy One Vote at a Time

Secretaries of State on the frontlines of administering the nation's election laws discuss the threats to voting rights and what we need to do to save our democracy. This panel...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
On Offense: How Dem AGs are Advancing Progressive Values in a Biden-Harris Administration

For four years, Democratic Attorneys General played defense, suing the Trump administration—and winning. Now, they have the opportunity to flex their legal muscles in a different way: on offense. Dem...

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Posted by | September 9, 2021
Environmental Justice and the Politics of Equity

The Environmental Justice for All Act has significant support from grassroots environmental justice groups that have traditionally not been part of Beltway political coalitions. Hear from Rep. Raul M. Grijalva,...

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