Democracy Convention

Democracy is coming... to the U.S.A.

Democracy Convention III: August 2-6, Minneapolis

If you want to strengthen democracy where it matters most ... in our communities, our schools, our workplaces and local economies, our military, our government, our media, our constitution ... you will find something inspiring in Minneapolis, Minnesota this August 2-6, 2017. Join us at the third Democracy Convention.

More than one conference, the Democracy Convention houses many conferences under one roof, as well as cross-conference tracks and plenaries. As the great progressive reformer Fighting Bob La Follette said, "democracy is a life," and "involves constant struggle" in all sectors of society. With the Democracy Convention, we recognize the importance of each of these separate democracy struggles, as well as the need to unite them all in a common, deeply rooted, broad based, movement for democracy. 

The Conferences

Earth Rights & Global Democracy Conference

Asserting Rights for All Living Beings and Mother Earth & Creating a Global System of Democratic Governance

Representative Democracy Conference

Voting Rights and Open Government

Peace & Democracy Conference

People Power for Peace & Against War

Media Democracy Conference

A Free Press for a Free Society

Education United for Democracy Conference

Democratizing Our Schools, Colleges & Universities

Racial Justice for Democracy Conference

Racial Equity, Equality & Justice

Community & Economic Democracy Conference

Community and Worker Power: Economics and Politics as if People Mattered

The Tracks

Overcoming Oppression, Building an Inclusive Movement

Overcoming Oppression, Building an Inclusive Movement

Skills and Arts Track

The skills of arts of democracy form a repertoire of action that we all may contribute to and learn from.

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