This is a conference for progressive community advocates and organizers presented by a coalition of organizations and civic engagement groups, with partners in local unions, GOTV alliances, and grassroots activists. Our focus: strategies and tactics to hold the House, take back the Senate and White House, and nourish a culture of active citizenry that heals and sustains our democracy over time.
WHAT DO WE WANT TO ACCOMPLISH?
Reinforce progressive activism grounded in the strength of diversity and the power of unity
Engage new activists and recharge seasoned activists and leaders with an array of local and national opportunities to broaden the progressive movement’s impact in 2020
HOW WILL WE DO THAT?
Keynote presentations, panel discussions, and interactive breakouts featuring national and local leaders in electoral and issue-based advocacy
Panelists and presenters from diverse organizations include the following leaders, and many more:
Aimee Allison, Founder and President of She the People
Kathryn Durham-Hammer, President, Diablo Valley Democratic Club and Lead, Indivisible ReSisters Walnut Creek
Tamisha Walker, Executive Director, Safe Return Project
Marilyn Lucey, Founder, Together We Will Contra Costa and AD 16 Delegate
Victor Tiglao, Lead, March for our Lives East Bay
Demnlus Johnson, Councilmember, City of Richmond, CA
Shawn Kumagai, City Council Member, City of Dublin
Donald Lathbury, Communications Director and Strategist, Flip the West
Mallory Long, Training Director, All On The Line
Colleen McCarthy, Northern California Regional Field Director, Swing Left
Shawna McKnight, Public Affairs Officer, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Raquel Ortega, Organizer, ACLU of Northern California
Jennifer Webber, ACLU of Northern California
Layla Ravazi, California Immigration Policy Center
Ali Saidi, Stand Together Contra Costa
Interactive breakouts include the following, and more:
Under 30, Leading Change
Adventures in Building and Sustaining Grassroots Groups
Border Crisis, Immigration Policy, and the 2020 Elections
Census 2020: Everyone Counts
Centering Community Care in Social and Racial Justice Advocacy
Exploring the Relationship between Grassroots Activism and the Democratic Party
Keeping Central Valley Blue
Out-of-State Electoral Strategies
No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. If the ticket fee represents a hardship for you, please submit a request for sponsorship here.
If you can't attend, but would like to donate to support a scholarship, you can make a donation online here.