5th Annual Wisconsin Progressive Grassroots Festival

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FIFTH ANNUAL WISCONSIN

PROGRESSIVE GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL

Strengthening Our Democracy 

Saturday February 16, 2013

Wisconsin Heights High School, 10173 State Hwy 14, Mazomanie WI 53560

$14 Suggested Donation Includes Lunch

Registration 8:30 to 9:20 

9:20 am to 10:50 am

Raging Grannies

Welcome By Nate Timm

Opening by Mark Denning of the Oneida Tribe

Mike McCabe

Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Lisa Graves

Executive Director of Center for Media and Democracy 

10: 50am to 11:50am Section One:  Defending against the Sand Mine Attack ~ Move to Amend (Fighting Money in Politics) ~ The Basics of Running for Office ~ Justice for Sale – Supreme Court Elections ~ “Messaging” Smithing Your Words Versus Speaking Your Values ~ Continuing the Conversation With Mike, Lisa & Mark ~ The Challenges of Gun Control – Dave Mahoney 

LUNCH: 11:50 am to 1:15pm

Address by Congressman Mark Pocan 

1:15pm to 2:15pm Section Two:  Organizing in the Electronic Age: The Use of Databases, Websites, and Social Media ~ Demythologizing Economic Policy ~ Fighting for Retirement Security ~The Dangers of Metallic Mining ~ Making Voting Easy / Elections Fair & Accurate ~ The Iroquois Contribution to American Democracy ~ Being Heard: A Key to Finding Common Ground, and Reconnecting 

2:15 to 2:30 Break 

2:30pm to 3:30 pm Section:  Capitalism and Freedom Revisited ~ WGN 72 County/Rural Strategy ~ Defending Against The TIF Attack ~The Grassroots Message Handbook ~ A Fairer Redistricting Plan ~ Protecting Public Education ~ Messaging through Signage 

3:30 to 4:00 Closing 

The Old Feed Mill 114 Cramer St. Mazomanie, Social hour 4:30pm to 5:30pm ~ Dinner, 5:30pm to 7pm after the event, three dinner choices $13 (All Inclusive) or $15 with dessert 

For More information: (608) 220-0139, nptimm@chorus.net

Or Sign Up at www.wisconsingrassroots.net

 

 

 

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WHEN
February 16, 2013 at 8am - 4pm
WHERE
Wisconsin Hights High School
10173 State Hwy
14
mazomanie, WI 53560
United States
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CONTACT
Nate Timm · · 608 220 0139
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