Wondering who is speaking at Netroots Nation? Here are just a few of the powerful speakers who will join us in New Orleans: Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Cory Booker, Sec. Julián Castro, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, candidates Deb Haaland and Kevin de Leon and many more.
And don’t miss these sessions:
• As part of our Friday afternoon keynote, hear from some “hidden figures”—women of color strategists who have demonstrated the power of electoral strategies that prioritize the new American majority framework to win elections. Join Aimee Allison, Sayu Bhojwani, LaTosha Brown, Tram Nguyen, DeJuana Thompson and Crystal Zermeno for this powerful session—plus hear remarks from Deb Haaland and Sen. Kamala Harris.
• Choose from these featured panels on Friday and Saturday: Protecting the Vote: A Discussion with Democratic Secretaries of State with Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos; State of Resistance: How Democratic Governors are Leading the Fight Against the Republican Agenda with Gov. Jay Inslee, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association; LGBTQ Women Out to Win featuring Annise Parker, Christine Hallquist, Andrea Jenkins and Pat Spearman; and Race-Class: How to Build a Truly Multiracial Movement for Racial Justice and Shared Prosperity for All with Ian Haney Lopez and Heather Booth.
• Able to come in early? Join Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for a special performance of “The Truth Has Changed,” a solo monologue that traces the arc of American political life from 9/11 to Trump from a frontline perspective.