Announcements

June 16: Electoral Organizing as a Racial Justice Strategy

Akonadi Foundation
Electoral Organizing as a Racial Justice Strategy
Bay Area Film Release & Strategic Funder Discussion

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SAVE the DATE: June 16th, 1-4pm
Location: San Francisco Foundation (225 Bush St., Suite 500, 94104)

Voter Suppression Incidents 2008

With less than two weeks before Election Day, substantial barriers remain that will continue making it difficult – and occasionally impossible – for some eligible voters to vote, and to be certain that their votes will count. The past year has seen a spike in challenges facing voters – from no match-no vote policies, to partisan challenges to voter eligibility, voter purges, misguided voter matching policies, and voter intimidation. Additionally, other systemic problems, including problems with ballots and voting technology, continue to plague the elections process.read more >>

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Voter Technology Web Seminar

If you're struggling to get a handle on integrating your voter work with your ongoing organizing, you should join in these calls and online web seminars.

We're offering these online seminars to the community organizing community. There will be two sessions consisting of a presentation from PTP and then questions and open dialogue with your peers about the work.read more >>

GrantCraft's Guide to Funding Community Organizing: How This New Resource Can Support the Practice of Grassroots Grantmaking

Join Us for our Next Topical Conference Call

GrantCraft's Guide to
Funding Community Organizing:
How This New Resource Can Support the Practice of Grassroots Grantmaking
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
3:00 - 4:30 ET (2:00 CT/1:00 MT/12:00 PT/10:00 HT)
When we talk about the layered strategy of grassroots grantmaking, community organizing shows up as an important if not essential tool for that third layer - supporting citizen-centered change.read more >>

Power Shift 2009 Briefing

Please join us on April 16 at 3 p.m. ET to hear from Jessy Tolkan, the Executive Director of the Energy Action Coalition. In addition to a full report on the Power Shift 2009 Summit, she will update us on the youth movement’s plans to make sure Power Shift is just the beginning of a major policy and energy shift in the U.S.

Feel free to pass this invitation to others who may be interested. To join the call, please RSVP to Orelda Hicks, ohicks [at] sorosny [dot] org and call in to the following number:read more >>

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