Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Heather Booth

Director of Progressive and Senior Engagement
Biden for President
Heather Booth has been an organizer for civil rights, women’s rights, immigration reform, voting rights and more for over 50 years. She was part of Freedom Summer in 1964 and directed the NAACP National Voter Fund. She was the founding director and now chairs the board of Midwest Academy, a training center for organizers. She has worked for the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and worked on issues of concern to Older Americans. She was the director of the Democratic National Committee’s training academies and has directed and advised many Democratic election campaigns.

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