March 2016

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  • Nelson Rafael Roman

    People First in Holyoke

    During a presidential election year, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the big race and forget about the municipal and state races that are happening, too.
     
    One of the most essential ways we can create a politics that improves people’s lives is by changing who’s in charge at the local level.
     
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    What is RootsCamp?

    In November, Wellstone will be hosting RootsCamp -- an annual gathering of progressive organizers from across issues and around the country who learn, celebrate, and grow together.

    RootsCamp isn’t your everyday gathering; it’s an unconference. Instead of pre-set powerpoints and expert panels, participants design sessions and decide the program. The idea is to bring together progressives of all stripes as equals, and have an honest exchange of ideas. When we learn from one another, we take away new ideas, make new connections, and strengthen our work.

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  • Fighting for Fair Courts

    As the influence of corporate and special interest money in judicial campaigns grows, a robust, nimble and smart fair courts movement infrastructure is needed more than ever. The ideal of judicial independence is at the very heart of our faith in checks and balances, and increased awareness around this fight is crucial for the future of our democracy.

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