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Daily Archives: June 7th, 2012

LIVE from Providence: Organizing Outside the Lines: Reaching Hard-to-Reach Communities On and Offline

Excerpt: “These are not the only people working on these issues”, the moderator emphasized at the beginning of the panel. In a packed ballroom hall, this panel attempted to talk about ways to genuinely engaged groups that are not traditionally engaged. The moderator had to emphasize that “hard-to-reach” was in quotes, as communities which might be […]
Written by:Patrick
Categories:Civil Liberties, Events, Live Coverage
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LIVE from Providence: Opening Day at Netroots Nation 2012… in pictures!

Excerpt: Good afternoon from Providence! We have had a busy day so far here on the first day of the seventh annual Netroots Nation, as you may have noticed if you’ve been following our morning convention coverage. Though we try to be as descriptive as we can when we’re covering panels, keynotes, and special events, a […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Live Coverage
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LIVE from Providence: Collaboration, Not Co-Option: Labor, Community Organizations, and Occupy Wall Street Working Together

Excerpt: Welcome to my first post from Providence! Now it’s 10:30, and I’m sitting in a panel about how the Occupy movement and more traditional progressive groups can work together, in order to better create positive change. Panelists first described where they were when they first heard about Occupy Wall Street, and stories emerged from the […]
Written by:Patrick
Categories:Unscheduled Programming
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