Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Cornel West’

Announcing Labor-Community Endorsers

This September we partnered with Socialist Organizer to launch the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party. Today I’m proud to announce that eight organizations and some of the most esteemed labor and progressive leaders in America have joined the campaign! Among them: Dr. Cornel West — Professor at Harvard, professor emeritus at Princeton, author of…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 9/14/17

The national conference call on Thursday, Sept., 14 was our 27th weekly call! We are proud to announce that the People’s Convergence Conference was a great success! We began on Friday with the rally on the National Mall followed by the trek to the Dirksen Senate Office Building where we crammed into Bernie’s office and…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 9/6/17

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, we held our 26th weekly national conference call where we talked about final plans as we head into the People’s Convergence Conference on Sept. 8-10 at American University in Washington DC! The weekend will begin on Friday afternoon with a rally and delivery of 50,000 petition signatures to Bernie’s office. The…

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Draft Bernie National Organizing Call – 8/31/17

Last night was our 25th national conference call, and on it we talked about final plans as we head into the People’s Convergence Conference on Sept. 8-10 at American University in Washington DC! Jimmy Dore and his whole crew will be coming. Additional speakers include Jackie Salit of Independent Voter, Bob Fitrakis and Dr. Paul Thomas who…

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Press Release: 50,000 Working People Petition Bernie Sanders to a Town Hall to Discuss Starting a New Party. Will he Attend?

For Immediate Release Aug. 30, 2017 Contact: Carol Ehrle | carol@draftbernie.org | (248) 808-4200 Media Team | media@draftbernie.org 50,000 Working People Petition Bernie Sanders to a Town Hall to Discuss Starting a New Party. Will he Attend? Washington D.C. — Two weeks ago, Draft Bernie for a People’s Party sent the following letter of invitation…

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Press Release: In Memory of Heather Heyer

  Last night we dedicated our state leads call to Heather Heyer, the compassionate young woman who was taken from us in Charlottesville. She lost her life in the same way that she lived it, opposing injustice and defending the human rights of others. Many supporters and friends of our movement were there. Dr. Cornel…

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