Live Video from Campus Progress Conference



I'm doing what I can to share my presence at the Campus Progress National Student Conference here in Washington DC. There will be some amazing speakers and panels, and for as long as my battery hangs in there, I'll keep the stream on. Check here for the conference agenda today.


Here's the live channel. Click the little gear shift logo in the lower right for more control options





Things I plan to attend and will try hard to broadcast, especially the 2:45 poverty panel


10:35 - 11:45 a.m.

Hard Truths about National Security

A Conversation with Seymour Hersh


12:05 - 1:00 p.m.

Luncheon Plenary


John Podesta, President & CEO, Center for American Progress

Congressman Keith Ellison, United States Representative from Minnesota


1:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Whose Responsibility?

Holding the business community accountable on the environment, labor, and human rights


Aaron Chatterji, Assistant Professor, Duke University and Fellow, Center for American Progress

Bennett Freeman, Senior Vice President for Social Research and Policy, Calvert Group

Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate

Lenore Palladino, Former Director, United Students Against Sweatshops

Moderator: Jonathan Jacoby, Associate Director for International Economic Policy, Center for American Progress


2:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Fighting Poverty in Post-Katrina America

What Hurricane Katrina and the government's disgraceful response have taught us about the racial and class divide of our "two Americas"


Martin Eakes, CEO, Center for Responsible Lending and Self-Help

M-1, Hip-Hop Recording Artist, Dead Prez

Michael Parker, Leadership Development Coordinator, YouthBuild USA

Dorothy Stoneman, Founder and President, YouthBuild USA

Moderator: Cassandra Q. Butts, Senior Vice President for Domestic Policy, Center for American Progress


4:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Starting an Online Revolution

How to implement a catchy online issues campaign, publicize events, and deliver your message using the latest internet tools


Elizabeth Brookbank, Consultant, M+R Strategic Services

Ezra Callahan, Senior Product Manager, Facebook.com

Ginny Hunt, Organizer, Generation Dean

Tom Matzzie, Washington Director, MoveOn.org

Moderator: Jamia Wilson, Communications Specialist, Young People For


5:40 - 6:55 p.m.

Voices of the War

Our generation speaks out


Rajai Hakki, U.S. Marine & Student, American University

Abdul Henderson, Peace Activist & Decorated Veteran of Iraq War

Eli Paintedcrow, Veteran of Iraq War

Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran & Co-Founder and Chairman, VoteVets.org

Moderator: Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress


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