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New Organizing For a New America: How to make electoral organizing count for long-term base building
Thursday, November 15th, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
USC Friends of the Library, Doheny 240
Moderator: Ange-Marie Hancock, USC Political Science and Gender Studies
- María Blanco, Vice President, Civic Engagement, California Community Foundation
- Donita Judge, Project Director, Redistricting, Advancement Project
- Gihan Perera, Executive Director, Florida New Majority
- Anthony Thigpenn, Chairperson, California Calls
While the 2008 presidential election saw an unprecedented integration of community organizing and get-out-the-vote efforts, long-term movement building goals were never quite met. As a result, during this election cycle, organizers have been deliberate in working to win key campaigns and ballot initiatives but also to use November 6th as one effort in building a stronger, national movement—one that is more grassroots than any campaign could dream to be.
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