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WAY FORWARD

2019 CONFERENCE
SEPT 22-24 / SCOTTSDALE

We already know the future lies in the South and Southwest — and this year so does our conference. We’ll be sharing more exciting details soon, but for now, set your sights on Scottsdale, Arizona and save the date!


THE WAY FORWARD

2018 CONFERENCE
DEC 2-4 / LOS ANGELES

Last December in Los Angeles, more than 200 of the sharpest, most strategic, visionary organizers, strategists, and donors from around the country came together at The Way Forward. Thank you to our host and planning committees, and to everyone who made this inspiring, powerful moment come to life.

SPEAKERS

Stacey Abrams Founder of Fair Fight Action — Watch Keynote
Cliff Albright
Co-Founder, Black Voters Matter Fund
Dan Ancona Consulting Digital Strategist, Way to Win
Sarah Audelo Executive Director, Alliance for Youth Action
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II President, Repairers of the Breach — Watch Keynote
Max Berger Co-Founder, If Not Now; Co-Founder, Momentum
Becky Bond Executive Director, Real Justice PAC
Nicole Boucher Executive Co-Director, California Donor Table
LaTosha Brown Co-Founder, Black Voters Matter
Jessica Byrd Founder + Chief Doer, Three Point Strategies
Saikat Chakrabarti Campaign Chairman for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Shelby Cole National Digital Strategist
Elianne Farhat Executive Director, Take Action MN
Pramila Jayapal U.S. Representative from Washington’s 7th District
Alfred Johnson Co-Founder and CEO, MobilizeAmerica
Mimi Marziani President, Texas Civil Rights Project
Desmond Meade President, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC)
Sheena Meade Director of Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives, FRRC
Maurice Mitchell National Director, Working Families Party
Tom Perriello Executive Director, Open Society Foundation
Amber J. Phillips Creative Director, Midwest Culture Lab
Stephanie Porta Co-Founder and Executive Director, Organize Florida
K. Sabeel Rahman President, Demos
Rashad Robinson Lead Spokesperson, Color Of Change PAC
Tomas Robles Executive Director, Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)
Jess Morales Rocketto Political Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)
Favianna Rodriguez Executive Director, CultureStrike
Alexandra Rojas Executive Director, Justice Democrats
Deirdre Schifeling Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Votes
Waleed Shahid Communications Director, Justice Democrats
James Slezak Chief Executive, Swayable
Jonathan Smucker Co-Founder and Executive Director, Beyond the Choir
Nse Ufot Executive Director, The New Georgia Project
Lauren Underwood U.S. Representative for Illinois's 14th Congressional District
Dorian Warren President, Community Change and Community Change Action
Crystal Zermeño Director of Electoral Strategy, Texas Organizing Project