Listen to Angela Glover Blackwell, Chrissie Castro, Derecka Mehrens, and Henry A. J. Ramos discuss strategies for defending and advancing progressive causes in the new political era under President Donald Trump.
In the first of a multi-part series, Equal Voice Action hosted a virtual discussion, Resistance: Action for Equity in a New Political Era, to discuss how EVA members, organizational allies, and fellow activists can mount a strong and effective response to the challenges and uncertainties presented by the policy agenda of President Donald Trump and the Republican-led U.S. Congress.
Moderated by EVA Executive Director Henry A. J. Ramos, the expert panel included: Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO of PolicyLink; Chrissie Castro, Social Justice Expert and Network Weaver for Native Voice Network; and Derecka Mehrens, Executive Director of Working Partnerships USA.
Watch the full discussion using the media player above, or listen to the podcast by using the audio player below or by visiting the new Radio EVA podcast on iTunes.
Be sure to join us for future events in this series, including our next discussion, Immigrant & Refugee Rights in the Trump Era: Next Stage Advocacy Strategies, to be held at 11:00am PT (2:00pm ET) on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. Stay tuned for more details!
Inspired by what you’ve learned and looking for more? Check out these resources provided or recommended by our esteemed speakers.
- “Our Moment” video (YouTube)
- “The Curb-Cut Effect,” by Angela Glover Blackwell (Stanford Social Innovation Review)
- The PolicyLink Equity Manifesto
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