Please join us for a special chapter-wide discussion on electoral strategy co-sponsored by the Electoral Working Group and the Political Education Working Group! We will explore the question «How and under what circumstances should our chapter engage in electoral work?» We'll also be discussing some of the takeaways from our electoral work in 2017.
We'd like the discussion to be guided by the question above, as well as the following two articles, please read them if you get a chance!
1.A Blueprint for a New Party, Seth Ackerman, jacobinmag.com/2016/11/bernie-sanders-democratic-labor-party-ackerman
2. It's Their Party, Paul Heideman, jacobinmag.com/2016/02/democratic-party-realignment-civil-rights-mcgovern-meany-rustin-sanders
There will be 4 panelists, followed by a discussion. This is the event format:
— Leadoff and Introduction from Moderators (5 minutes)
— Panelists Speaking Time (20 minutes/5 minutes each)
— Q&A Time (15 minutes)
— Breakout Groups (30 minutes)
— Full Group Discussion (30 minutes)
The event will also be livestreamed. More details coming soon!