Press Releases

Press Release: Draft Bernie Launches ‘Movement for a People’s Party’ Amid Explosive DNC Rigging Revelations and Record Support for a Major New Party

For Immediate Release Nov. 9, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol.ehrle@gmail.com Media Team | media@forapeoplesparty.org Washington D.C. — The American progressive movement is reeling from the back-to-back revelations that the 2016 Democratic primary was thoroughly rigged and that the party purged Sanders supporters from the DNC. The past few weeks have made clear a conclusion…

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Press Release: 50,000 Working People Petition Bernie Sanders to a Town Hall to Discuss Starting a New Party. Will he Attend?

For Immediate Release Aug. 30, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@draftbernie.org | (248) 808-4200 Media Team | media@draftbernie.org 50,000 Working People Petition Bernie Sanders to a Town Hall to Discuss Starting a New Party. Will he Attend? Washington D.C. — Two weeks ago, Draft Bernie for a People’s Party sent the following letter of invitation…

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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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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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Press Release: Draft Bernie for a People’s Party’ Seeks to Recruit Sanders to Start a New Political Party, Not to Run for President in 2020

For Immediate Release June 16, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@draftbernie.org | ‘Draft Bernie for a People’s Party’ Seeks to Recruit Sanders to Start a New Political Party, Not to Run for President in 2020 Following our high-profile presence at The People’s Summit in Chicago last weekend, there has been great media interest in our…

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Press Release: RoseAnn DeMoro Announces Her Support for the Draft Bernie Movement at the People’s Summit

For Immediate Release June 11, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@draftbernie.org Media Team | media@draftbernie.org RoseAnn DeMoro Announces her Support for the Draft Bernie Movement at the People’s Summit CHICAGO — To an eruption of enthusiastic cheers, RoseAnn DeMoro took the stage at the packed Arie Crown theater and announced her support for the movement…

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Draft Bernie For A People’s Party Releases Briefing Sent to Sen. Bernie Sanders

June 7, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | media@draftbernie.org Draft Bernie For A People’s Party Releases Briefing Sent to Sen. Bernie Sanders WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ahead of the People’s Summit this weekend in Chicago, Draft Bernie for a People’s Party has released a briefing sent directly to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on the feasibility and necessity…

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Corporate Lobbyist Becomes Chair of the California Democratic Party, Confirms the Need for a New People’s Party

For Immediate Release: May 20, 2017 BREAKING: Corporate lobbyist Eric Bauman just became chair of the California Democratic Party. His achievements include taking $100,000 from pharmaceutical companies to block the initiative for lower drug prices in California. An initiative backed by Bernie Sanders. The Democratic Party doesn’t need any help from the Republicans to lead…

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Dr. Cornel West and Draft Bernie Founder Nick Brana Invite Sen. Sanders to Town Hall

April 25, 2017 Dr. Cornel West and Draft Bernie Founder Nick Brana Invite Sen. Sanders to Town Hall (New York City) — The renowned professor and progressive activist Dr. Cornel West and Nick Brana, founder and director of Draft Bernie For A People’s Party, issued an invitation to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to a Town…

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Dr. Cornel West Endorses the Movement to Draft Bernie For A People’s Party

April 24, 2017 Dr. Cornel West Endorses the Movement to Draft Bernie For A People’s Party (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The renowned professor, activist, author, and provocative intellectual Dr. Cornel West has endorsed the new campaign to draft Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to create a people’s party. “The neoliberal vision of the Democratic party has run…

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