DemDaily: Presidentials Pitch Progressives

July 20, 2018

With the beginning of the presidential season just around the corner, potential picks are already traversing the country, campaigning for candidates and making "must see" appearances at key national conferences.

Former Obama HUD Secretary (and potential presidential candidate?) Julian Castro will speak

One of those is Netroots Nation, where at least five purported presidential hopefuls will be pitching the country's largest annual gathering of progressives.  This year's conference is being held in New Orleans on August 2-4th - and through DemList you get a discount!

Now in its 12th year, the event draws a crowd of 3,000+ activists and organizers, advocacy organizations, unions, media makers and consultants for three days of networking, education and inspiration.

Speakers include Senators Elizabeth Warren (just confirmed!), Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker, former HUD Secretary Julián Castro, Governor Jay Inslee (WA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, San Juan PR Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, Deb Haaland, Kevin de Leon, John Fetterman, CT Secretary of State Denise Merrill, CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla, VT Secretary of State Jim Condos, former Houstin Mayor Annise Parker, Christine Hallquist, Andrea Jenkins, Pat Spearman, Josh Fox, Colette Pichon Battle, Ian Haney Lopez and Aimee Allison. Get Updates as they are announced.

100 Engaging Panels * 70 Hands-On Trainings * Keynotes & National Leaders * Progressive Film Series *Caucuses, Social Events and more!

What:     Netroots Nation
When:    Thursday, August 2 to Saturday, August 4, 2018
Where:   New Orleans Ernest N. Morial  Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

The agenda includes 100 panels on every major progressive issue - from current battles to long-term movement strategy, with a diverse slate of panelists, 67% of whom are people of color, 63% women, and 25% who identify as LGBTQ.

Sessions range from the upcoming midterms, to campaign strategy and cutting-edge tools and tactics, to how progressives are moving forward on issues from climate change, healthcare, gun violence and economic justice.

Former Sanders organizer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (candidate NY-14) is on the agenda

Sessions will also focus on the Big Picture of looking beyond today's news cycle to investing in a New American Majority philosophy that can help us win in 2018 and beyond.

The 70 trainings include digital techniques and technology, communications, fundraising, campaigns, grassroots and online organizing - for all skill levels, to help you take it to the next level.

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Youth Registration:  $110
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Benefactor:              $865

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