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  • EntreVista: La Realidad de los Presos Politicos en Nicaragua

    *CUPO LIMITADO - REGISTRACION REQUERIDA*

    Este Martes 25 de Junio, tienes la oportunidad de escuchar de primera mano las historias de Edwin Carcache y Victoria Obando, dos de los ex-carcelados politicos liberados el 11 de Junio. 

    Estos lideres nicaraguenses, en esta sesion de EntreVista, nos contaran la realidad que han vivido en Nicaragua como presos politicos y se discutira la situacion. La audiencia tendra oportunidad de hacer preguntas al final.

    Los esperamos! 

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  • Our 3rd Annual National Conference in Washington, D.C. this year will include a two-day conference and one-day IGNITE the Capitol with visits with legislators. Young women’s political leadership conferences are a core component of our training strategy. These conferences include skill-building workshops, plenaries on policy topics, roundtable lunch discussions with elected women, and keynote addresses from prominent female political leaders.

    Keynote Speakers:

    Young Women Run IGNITE keynote speakers

    • Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks, Indiana 
    • Congresswoman Sharice Davids, Kansas
    • Congresswoman Deb Haaland, New Mexico
    • Congresswoman Katie Hill, California
    • Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Massachusetts
    • Congresswoman Martha Roby, Alabama
    • Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Michigan

    MAIN SESSIONS

    Why Run? What issues are important to you? Define your call to service and start your roadmap to run for office on your campus or in your community.

    Speaker: Sara Guillermo

    Young Women's Town Hall: What matters to young women voters in the 2020 Presidential election?

    Young women vote at a 7% higher rate than their male peers. If all eligible young women voted, you would have the power to determine every single election. Politico wants to hear from you: the next generation of female voters. What issues do you care about? Which candidates do you like and why? What do these candidates need to prioritize to garner the young woman’s vote. Brought to you by media partner Women Rule POLITICO.
    • Quadira Coles, Fellow, IGNITE
    • Savannah Lane, Communications Manager, Turkish Heritage Organization
    • Gabriela Meza, Media Intern, National Park Service

    Young Women's Town Hall: What matters to young women voters in the 2020 Presidential election?

    Monday Morning Plenary: Gen Z Organizers at the Forefront of National Activism Leading female activists share strategies to harness the power of your voice to make social and political change. Brought to you by media partner Women Rule POLITICO and moderated by Anna Palmer, Senior Washington Correspondent, POLITICO.

    • Eve Levenson, Regional Director, March For Our Lives
    • Miasya Parker, Collegiate Chapter President, Black Girls Vote
    • Deyanira Aldana, Education Justice Coordinator, United We Dream

    Gen Z Organizers at the Forefront of National Activism

    Plenary: Disrupting fashion - How the founders of Universal Standard built a successful brand that takes size out of the equation

    In the face of a fashion industry that has long perpetuated problematic body images for women, entrepreneurs Polina Veksler and Alex Waldman created Universal Standard, which disrupts the apparel industry by taking size out of the equation and is laying the groundwork for the future of fashion to include women of all sizes. Hear from entrepreneur and CEO Polina Veksler as she discusses the impetus for Universal Standard as well as how women can maintain their personal style and authenticity as they embrace ambition.


    BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    Speaking with voters: How to organize a strong field campaign Congratulations! You’ve decided to run. So how do you get people to vote for you, and which people are you targeting? Learn successful strategies to identify and persuade voters to cast their ballot for you.

    Presenter: John Miyasato, Crossroads Campaigns

    On-Camera Media Training  Be the candidate in a live film studio. Learn tips and tricks to deliver an on-air message, craft the perfect sound bite, and respond to press questions. Practice these key media tips in real time.

    Presenter: Chuck Rocha, President & Founder, Solidarity Strategies

    Campaign Fundraising Essentials: Show me the Money Terrified of fundraising?  Think you don’t have the network to do it?  Think again. Women are incredible fundraisers and have massive networks they can tap to raise campaign funds. Transcend your fears and learn the mechanics of how to raise what you’ll need to run and win.

    Presenter: Tess Gildea, Outreach Associate, ActBlue

    Leverage Facebook to Advance your Political Campaign Learn how to harness the power of your social network to build support and deliver your message in a political campaign.

    Presenter: Crystal Patterson, Global Civic Partnerships & Elections, Facebook


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  • Journalism has been under attack, in more ways than one.

    To help journalists manage the heightened dangers they face in newsrooms, in the field and online, the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the National Press Foundation are co-hosting a safety workshop. The program will take place at the National Press Club on Friday, June 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

    The event is free, but advance tickets are required.

    The program will have three sessions:

    -- Sandy Johnson, president of the National Press Foundation, will moderate a presentation by representatives of Orbis Operations on “advanced situational awareness training” to help reporters and newsrooms recognize early warning signs of danger and what to do in an active threat situation.

    -- The second session will cover how to defuse threatening situations when they arise and how to take pre-emptive action. The panel, moderated by John Donnelly, senior writer at CQ Roll Call and chair of the Club's Press Freedom Team, will include Danny Spriggs, vice president of global security for The Associated Press; Margaux Ewen, executive director of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation; Nadine Hoffman, deputy director of the International Women's Media Foundation; and Cmdr. Guillermo Rivera, head of special operations for the Washington metropolitan police department.

    -- Julie Moos, executive director of the National Press Club Journalism Institute, will facilitate a discussion on online threats and harassment, strategies for defending yourself, and building a supportive cyber community that’ll have your back. Presenters include Lauren Culbertson, public policy manager at Twitter; Traci Schweikert, vice president of human relations at Politicoand Viktorya Vilk, Manager of Special Projects at PEN America.

    Questions? Contact Alyssa Black at ablack@nationalpress.org or Julie Moos at jmoos@press.org.

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