How can grassroots energy be harnessed to win elections? How can collaboration between different organizing groups be maximized for greater impact?
Hundreds of grassroots organizers will convene at the National Network Assembly in Des Moines, Iowa from August 22-25 to network, learn and share best practices.
Action Together Network - connector for progressive grassroots leaders and creators.
Indivisible - grassroots movement to elect progressive leaders and rebuild democracy.
Future Coalition - national network and community for youth-led organizations.
March On - galvanizing those who marched to create lasting, transformative political power.
Heather Booth - veteran organizer and progressive strategist. (Democracy Partners)
Beth Becker - expert trainer on digital campaign techniques. (Becker Digital Strategies)
Nicole Carty - expert in online to offline mobilization. (PowerLabs)
Aditi Juneja - communications expert. (Protect Democracy)
Reyma McCoy McDeid - activist and former candidate for Iowa’s House of Representatives.
Ragtag - building a movement of technologists to amplify progressive organizing.
The Swell Collective - focus on ethical collaboration, communication, resiliency & wellness.
Rock The Congress - maximizing collaboration among progressive groups to win elections.
Democracy Labs - connecting technical innovation to progressive causes & campaigns.
Participants will choose from a range of workshops to:
▸ Increase volunteer recruitment, retainment, and voter mobilization nationwide
▸ Apply best practices and lessons learned by other organizers from across the country
▸ Learn how to apply technology creatively to accomplish more with less
▸ Improve coordination with other movement networks and organizers
▸ Build and sustain team resilience and wellness
- Raise funds for travel scholarships for local grassroots organizers.
- Tell others who should attend know about the Assembly.
- Identify presenters, facilitators, trainers, musicians, and artists.