FRI.JULY 28 on CATALYST: DEMOCRACY CONVENTION

U of MN in Minneapolis hosts DEMOCRACY CONVENTION (Aug.2-6) a national gathering of diverse activists. Hear from one of the national organizers KAITLIN SOPOCI-BELKNAP (who's work has focused on MOVE TO AMEND, which aims to get money out of U.S. elections) with an overview of this conference. Two of the MN-based presenters also weigh in: SAMANTHA PREE-STINSON, an African-American woman, endorsed by the GREEN PARTY, running for the MInneapolis City Council. Her workshoop looks at the myths surrounding "identity politics". KEN PENTEL is a life-long environemntal activist who also focuses on structural change such as Proportional Representation in elected bodies and is founder of ECOLOGY DEMOCRACY NETWORK.  For mroe info DEMOCRACY CONVENTION on FACEBOOK or www.democracyconvention.org