Rock The Congress: East Bay has ended
Saturday, September 7 • 12:50pm - 2:05pm
Not My Local: Working Out of State from Anywhere

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Living in the blue bubble of the bay area, it is easy to feel powerless to impact the political reality of our country. In today's interconnected world however, what you do here in the East Bay can have reverberations across the country if you know how to harness your power and direct it strategically. East Bay Activist Alliance and Swing Left have developed innovative approaches that engage activists from regions both red and blue to influence elections and voter registration efforts in key swing states. Reclaim Our Vote is a volunteer-driven, nonpartisan voter outreach campaign to fight voter suppression in various states that have been severely impacted by it, especially in the South. Come learn how you can engage in this work and make a real difference between now and 2020.


Colleen McCarthy

Northern California Field Director, Swing Left
Colleen McCarthy is the Northern California Field Director for Swing Left. She has been a long time volunteer and leader in nonprofits, with a specific focus on organizations that engage volunteers in activism. More recently, Colleen joined Swing Left to provide support for around... Read More →

Debbie Raucher

Debbie Raucher lives in Oakland and works as volunteer with Swing Left East Bay, coordinating local activities and managing the group's steering committee. Her “day job” is lobbying in Sacramento on behalf of transition age foster youth and youth experiencing homelessness.

Caitlin Patterson

Caitlin Patterson lives in Berkeley. She is a volunteer with Reclaim Our Vote, focused on organizing volunteer efforts in the East Bay including outreach to voters in North Carolina and Virginia.

Andrea MacRae

East Bay Activist Alliance
Andrea MacRae is an organiser for the East Bay Activist Alliance.  We focus on grassroots organising for a slate of state and national campaigns that really need the help in areas where helping get out the Democratic vote will shift the balance of power.  We've been helping out-of-state... Read More →

Saturday September 7, 2019 12:50pm - 2:05pm
Room 034

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