Rock the Congress: East Bay
Mark your calendars to join us on Saturday, September 7th at Berkeley City College!
Rock the Congress events engage new and experienced activists and facilitate collaboration among progressive grassroots group leaders to win elections. In the 2018 cycle, Rock the Congress held successful one-day events in North Bay, San Francisco/Peninsula, and Napa Valley. On September 7th, Rock the Congress is coming to the East Bay!
PLEASE JOIN US
SEPTEMBER 7, 2019
BERKELEY CITY COLLEGE
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
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
Tamisha Walker, Executive Director, Safe Return Project
Interactive breakouts include the following, and more:
<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