Building The Progressive Movement Inside And Outside The Democratic Party In 2012

Building the Progressive Movement Inside and Outside the Democratic Party

When:  Friday, December  30, 2011, 

1:30-5:30 p.m.

Where:  First Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Avenue, Des Moines IA 50315


Welcome/overview—John Nichols, from The Nation, will moderate and lead a guided conversation.

Holding Democrats Accountable from Iowa to Charlotte, North Carolina


Ed Fallon, Radio Host/Former State Legislator
Jeff Cox, Healthcare NOT Warfare Iowa
Andrea Miller, Deputy Field Coordinator, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)
Jay Howe, Iowa People’s Alliance
Steve Cobble, Institute for Policy Studies (IPS)/Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)

Building support for the Progressive Agenda in 2012

Rep. Barbara Lee
Tom Hayden
Jean Ross, Co-President National Nurses United (NNU)
Tim Carpenter, National Director, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)

4:30 – 5:30: Reception following Forum

Organized by Progressive Democrats of America (PDA), National Nurses United, (NNU) and The Nation.

Endorsed by the Progressive Coalition of Central Iowa, the Iowa Healthcare NOT Warfare Caucus Campaign, The Prairie Progressive, and the Fallon Forum.

This event is free and open to the public.

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