Are you in Philadelphia this week for Netroots Nation 2019? We’ll be there, too!
We’d love to get the chance to meet you and tell you a little more about our mission, and give you the chance to get to know a little bit more about our inaugural class of Senior Fellows. Here’s where you can find us throughout the event.
Friday, Jul. 12 9:00 AM
Come meet the staff of Daily Kos, along with Prism founder and executive director Iara Peng! She’ll give an overview of what our work is all about, and take Q&As about the project. Here’s a sneak peek of what Iara will be discussing:
Read more about our mission here.
BLACK, BROWN AND IN CHARGE: NEW MOVEMENT LEADERS AND THE FUTURE OF THE LEFT
Friday, Jul. 12 10:15 AM
Senior Fellow Maurice Mitchell of the Working Families Party joins Yvette Simpson (Democracy for America), Karundi Williams (re:power) and Nina Turner (Our Revolution) to discuss the future of the Democratic Party, priorities for the progressive movement, and the 2019 and 2020 elections.
Interested in learning more about Maurice? Watch his keynote from 2018:
In case you missed it, you can read our recent interview with Maurice here. Check out his first op-ed for Prism: All the president’s white men: A call for honesty in the electability debate.
MAKING HERSTORY: THE WOMEN WHO ARE SHIFTING THE BALANCE OF POWER IN WASHINGTON
Saturday, Jul. 13 10:15 AM
Senior Fellow Aimee Allison of She The People will moderate a panel discussion with a few of the newly elected women who are shaking things up in Washington. You’ll hear from Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Deb Haaland and Rep. Rashida Tlaib. They’ll be joined by PA state Reps Barbara Lee, Movita Johnson-Harrell and Summer Lee.
If you missed last year’s event, here’s Aimee from the 2018 conference:
Learn more about Aimee’s work in our recently published profile, or check out the first of Aimee’s series for Prism here: Tram Nguyen doubles down on women of color seeking office in Virginia, blazing a trail for 2020.
Of course, these are just a fraction of the many panels, trainings, and keynotes available throughout the conference. You can find the rest of the agenda on the Netroots site.
We’re thrilled to be part of this event and to work toward making the organizing world more inclusive to marginalized communities. If you haven’t seen it yet, we encourage you to brush on up Netroots Nation’s inclusion and etiquette tips for helping make disabled, POC, and LGBTQ attendees feel welcome.
Can’t make it to this year’s event? Keep an eye on the Netroots Nation website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed for info on how to tune into the livestream!