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!
AJ Segneri, SPUSA Vice Chair

Decarcerate the Garden State
Workshop sponsored by Decarcerate the Garden State
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
Stephanie Cholensky, Women’s Commission Chair

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

Running for Office
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

Bryer Sousa

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