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Category Archives: Events

Netroots Nation 2020 opens with “biggest, baddest, blackest panel of the summer”

Excerpt: Speakers included Representative Joe Neguse of Colorado, Maurice Mitchell of the Working Families Party, likely future U.S. Representative Jamaal Bowman, and Stacey Abrams.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Democratic Secretaries of State discuss protecting the vote at Netroots Nation 2020

Excerpt: Denise Merrill of Connecticut, Jena Griswold of Colorado, and Jocelyn Benson of Michigan teamed up for a panel that previewed the 2020 presidential election.
Written by:Rich Erwin
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Democratic AGs discuss taking on Trump and building equity at Netroots Nation 2020

Excerpt: Attorneys general Phil Weiser, Xavier Becerra, Keith Ellison, and Maura Healey helped kickstart the conference with a substantive panel discussion.
Written by:Rich Erwin
Other Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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Equity, climate justice, and public health go hand in hand, Netroots Nation panelists say

Excerpt: The world is grappling with a novel coronavirus pandemic while climate damage grows ever worse. Netroots Nation 2020 decided to explore how systemic inequality defines both fights.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
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The show must go on: NPI’s 2020 Spring Gala migrates online amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Excerpt: Enjoy highlights from the Northwest Progressive Institute's twelfth Spring Fundraising Gala, which is a virtual event for the first time in its history.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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State Senator Claire Wilson to speak at NPI’s 2020 Virtual Gala tomorrow evening

Excerpt: The prime sponsor of Washington State's groundbreaking comprehensive sexual health education bill will address NPI's twelfth gala.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Superintendent Chris Reykdal to address NPI’s 2020 Virtual Spring Gala on April 17th

Excerpt: Join us on Friday, April 17th for our 2020 Spring Fundraising Gala. State Representative Chris Reykdal will brief us on OSPI's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Redmond City Councilmember Varisha Khan to speak at NPI’s 2020 Virtual Spring Gala

Excerpt: At our 2020 Spring Fundraising Gala, taking place exclusively online, we will hear from dynamic young progressive leaders who are making a difference for our region.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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DNC makes drastic changes to March 15th presidential debate due to COVID-19 fears

Excerpt: The Democratic National Committee has moved the location of the eleventh Democratic presidential debate, due to the spreading coronavirus pandemic
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Senator Manka Dhingra to emcee NPI’s 2020 Spring Fundraising Gala on Friday, April 17th

Excerpt: The distinguished Washington State Senator will anchor the main program at NPI's largest annual event in Renton.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tickets are now on sale for NPI’s 2020 Spring Fundraising Gala on Friday, April 17th!

Excerpt: Learn about plans for the twelfth incarnation of NPI's largest annual event and buy tickets.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Join us on November 17th in Kent for NPI’s first Postelection Brunch with state legislators

Excerpt: On the third Sunday in November, we'll be holding a special event to benefit our research and advocacy with state legislators. Join us and be the first to hear about what's next for transportation in Washington State.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Elizabeth Warren’s campaign is coming to Cascadia; will hold 0825 Seattle town hall

Excerpt: Want to engage with one of the leading Democratic candidates for President of the United States? Here's your chance!
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Dr. Kim Schrier to speak at NPI’s Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th

Excerpt: We're excited to announce that Dr. Kim Schrier will be a featured speaker at our Sixteenth Anniversary Picnic on Saturday, August 24th. Learn more:
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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