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Rural Organizing Summit
April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WINNING BLUE IN RED AND RURAL COLORADO Summit, co-hosted by Indivisible Colorado Action Network and Rural Colorado United, where you’ll learn best practices from rural organizing professionals and find passionate, informed friends with whom to do the work.
Organizing isn’t easy in rural and red areas, and you’ve done so much, for so long. But we can get results. This event will rejuvenate attendees and set us up for long-term success. Sign up here
Shawn Sebastian, Senior Strategist, People’s Action — People and Planet First Initiative in Rural America
Shawn leads policy, organizing and electoral efforts on a Rural Federal Policy Agenda anchored in economic and environmental justice.
12:00: Grand Junction–how we did it; Boebert–how we do it. With Christy Powell, PNC, and Jeriel Brammeier, Rural Colorado Voters
1:00: Keynote–How Rural Landscapes Move Left With Shawn Sebastian, People’s Action
1:25: Walking in Their Shoes: Persuasion in Rural Colorado with Rural Colorado United’s Joel Dyer & Nate Steele
2:30: Jumpstart the Win: Plan Issue-Focused Educational Events with special guests from Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, Working Families Party, Colorado Common Cause and more
Inspiration: Hear from the team that just flipped Grand Junction and aims to depose Boebert
Connections: Meet rural-specific issue and area experts–and fellow activists. You are NOT alone.
Education: Learn rural and red persuasion that works
Practice: Build organizing and persuasion skills
Act: You’ll leave this event with a clear plan for organizing in your area
Sustain: Every attendant will get a Resource Guide and Next Steps Toolkit
SUCCEED: We can make a difference in red and rural Colorado.