8/5 – 8/7: Socialist Party USA National Organizing Conference

Join Socialist Party USA members and supporters from across the country at the
Socialist Party USA 2016 National Organizing Conference from August 5-7 in New Brunswick, NJ!


Registration Rates: $55 (general) or $75 (solidarity)
Saturday Evening Banquet: $35 to $50 (sliding scale)
Vegan & vegetarian options will be available at the banquetOnline Registration is open until July 26, 2016


Confirmed Workshops

15 Now, a Living Wage Tomorrow:
Building a Movement to Redistribute Wealth

Workshop sponsored by 15 Now NJ

Convener: Brian Powers and Pat Fahy, 15 Now NJ organizers

Community Organizing Origin Story and Today
Convener: AJ Segneri, SPUSA Vice Chair

Co-ops, Collectives, Community Land Trusts Oh My!
Convener:
AJ Segneri, SPUSA Vice Chair

Decarcerate the Garden State
Workshop sponsored by Decarcerate the Garden State
Convener:
Bob Witanek, Decarcerate organizer

Music, Art and Community Building
Convener: Greg Pason, Make Music Day organizer

Organizing for Change:
Combating Corporate Influence with People Power

Workshop sponsored by Food & Water Watch NJ
Convener: Matt Smith, Food & Water Watch NJ organizer

Recognizing, Confronting, and Countering
Anti-Feminism in the Far-Left and Beyond
Workshop sponsored by the SPUSA Women’s Commission
Convener:
Stephanie Cholensky, Women’s Commission Chair


Roles & Responsibilities in the Socialist Party
Convener: Greg Pason, SPUSA National Secretary

Running for Office
Convener:
Tom MacMillan, former candidate for Maine Legislature and Mayor of Portland

Social Media and the Education Revolution
Workshop sponsored by the Badass Teachers Association
Convener: Dr. Michael Flanagan

Understanding “Guilt by Meta-Data” and Combating Surveillance Tactics in the Age of Snowden,
Cypherpunks, and Artificial Intelligence

Convener:
Bryer Sousa

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