Month: August 2017

Press Release: In Memory of Heather Heyer

  Last night we dedicated our state leads call to Heather Heyer, the compassionate young woman who was taken from us in Charlottesville. She lost her life in the same way that she lived it, opposing injustice and defending the human rights of others. Many supporters and friends of our movement were there. Dr. Cornel…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 8/10/17

Listen to highlights of our plans for the People’s Convergence Conference, the Draft Bernie Town Hall, and our nationwide Sister Gatherings taking place September 8-10.  The Conference and Town Hall are being held in Washington DC. The Conference will begin with a rally on the National Mall Friday, September 8 at 11:30am ET.  From there, we’ll…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 8/3/17

Our 21st weekly Draft Bernie national conference call was a special two-hour marathon at which Nick announced two long-awaited events, a petition delivery to Bernie’s office Sept.8, along with the Town Hall featuring Dr. Cornell West Sept. 9!  Both are part of the three-day People’s Convergence Conference Sept. 8-10 at American University’s College of Law.  The Town Hall will…

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Press Release: Announcing The People’s Convergence Conference and Draft Bernie Town Hall Featuring Dr. Cornel West and Kshama Sawant

For Immediate Release Aug. 2, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@draftbernie.org |  (248) 808-4200 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Progressives from around the country will gather in the nation’s capital Sept. 8-10 for The People’s Convergence Conference to discuss the central questions facing our movement: What will it take to defeat the right wing and build a powerful…

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