CCR representatives will speak on 3 different panels about 3 different issues at the 8th gathering of Netroots Nation in San Jose, California. Netroots Nation works to amplify progressive voices by providing an online and in-person campus for exchanging ideas and to learn how to be more effective in use of technology to influence public conversation. Please click links below for more information about the panels. To register for the conference, please click here.
Intolerance Abroad: Overcoming Violence and Repression and Moving Toward Global LGBT Solidarity
Thursday, June 20th 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Moderator: Dorothee Benz (CCR)
Panelists: Jeena Shah (CCR), Andre Banks (AllOut!), Kapya Kaoma (Political Research Associates)
Your Rights at Risk: Drones, Indefinite Detention and America’s Never-Ending “Global War”
Friday, June 21st 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Moderator: Zeke Johnson (Amnesty International)
Panelists: Pardiss Kebriaei (CCR), Jeremy Scahill (Journalist, Author), Naureen Shah
Beyond Aaron’s Law: Reining in Prosecutorial Overreach
Saturday, June 22nd 3:00-4:15 p.m.
Moderator: Marcy Wheeler
Panelists: Shayana Kadidal (CCR), Elliot Peters, Jonathan Simon