Take Back America 2008 Sessions

Session Grid

Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Time Session Name Track Location Attending?
11:30 AM
Ends: 12:30 PM
Hold on, we're getting the good stuff: Making Political Parties More Democratic - Progressive Reforms for Party Nominations
Reforms and actions that political parties can undertake to democratize their primaries. Topics will include defanging superdelegates, youth voting in primaries, reforming the n...

Self-Organizing Session Room One Log in
11:00 AM
Ends: 12:15 PM
Advanced Voter Contact 201: The Practice of Connecting with Voters, Part II


Progressive Majority Training Track Log in
12:30 PM
Ends: 12:45 PM
Book Signing
Tamara Draut, Strapped: Why America's 20- and 30-Somethings Can't Get Ahead Amy Sullivan, The Party Faithful: How and Why Democrats Are Closing the God Gap Brian McLaren, ...

Book Signing Ambassador Log in
11:00 AM
Ends: 12:15 PM
Building a Movement: Using Campaigns and Collaboration to Create Long-Term Change
This session will cover strategies and ideas for approaching progressive efforts in 2008 that won’t just help us win this year, but will help build a movement for long-term su...

Progressive Majority Training Track Log in
11:00 AM
Ends: 12:15 PM
Building Relationships: Diversifying and Expanding your Base
This session will help participants become more effective at working politically with under-represented communities, including communities of color, young people, GLBT communiti...

Progressive Majority Training Track Log in
8:30 AM
Ends: 9:30 AM
Bushed: Conservative Failure and the Danger the Legacy Lives On
Session Photos Session Videos


Regency Log in
7:30 AM
Ends: 8:30 AM
Ending America's Longest Domestic War
This session discusses the relationship between the "war on terror" and the "war on drugs". In many ways the developing tactics and policies of the domestic "war on terror" have...

Self-Organizing Session Room One Log in
11:15 AM
Ends: 12:30 PM
Health Care: The Politics of Winning
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Diplomat Log in
11:30 AM
Ends: 12:30 PM
Hold on, we're getting the good stuff: Beating right Wing 527s on National Security
2008

Self-Organizing Session Room Two Log in
7:30 AM
Ends: 8:30 AM
Hold on, we're getting the good stuff: Restore the Constitution, Demand Impeachment
Should we put the "war tail" on the donkey? We'll be discussing ways to end the Iraq occupation, impeachment, and tax resistance. Come prepared to present your ideas as there wi...

Self-Organizing Session Room Two Log in
12:45 PM
Ends: 1:45 PM
Luncheon
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James Adomian, Laughing Liberally Followed by the Maria Leavey Tribute Award Presentation Introduced by Robert Borosage, Campaign for America’s Future Presented by ...

Regency Ballroom Log in
1:00 PM
Ends: 1:45 PM
Maria Leavey Tribute Award Presentation
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Our second annual Maria Leavey Tribute Award will be presented at Take Back America 2008. The award honors an unsung hero of the progressive movement whose behind-the-scenes wor...

Regency Log in
9:45 AM
Ends: 11:00 AM
Reflections on God and Country from the Left
Session Photos Session Videos
Introduced by Iara Peng, Young People For

Plenary Speaker Regency Log in
11:15 AM
Ends: 12:30 PM
Soul Train: New Religious Activism and the Common Good


Palladian Log in
1:45 PM
Ends: 3:00 PM
Taking Back America: Progressive Strategies in a New Era
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Closing Plenary Regency Log in
11:15 AM
Ends: 12:30 PM
The Economics of Shared Prosperity
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