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We've been lucky to have some pretty remarkable people come + share their ideas with our community.

We hope these video inform + inspire.

Special  Events:

Rosenberg + Bonier on Polls... 60 min

 

Strategy 2024: Entire May Event... 60 min

Strategy 2024: Political Landscape... 6 min

Strategy 2024: Candidates...12 min

Strategy 2024: Voter Empowerment...10 min

Strategy 2024: Elevator Pitch... 5 min

All Hands on Deck Launch: 2024 Strategy

Turning Out the Base: Effective Parties at Work

 

Simon Rosenberg: Data + Optimism for Democrats | 2023

 

Rural Democracy Initiative Event  | 2023

Montana + Ohio Event | 2023

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse: SCOTUS + Dark Money | 2023

 

Community Conversations with thought leaders | 2023

Simon Rosenberg + Tom Bonier: The Myth of the Red Wave | 2023

Winning Jobs Narrative | 2023

Anat Shenker-Osorio: How To Mobilize Voters | 2023

Mike Podhorser: Red Wave. Blue Undertow | 2023

 

Steven Levitsky Event: Our Democracy + the Midterms | 2022

Bill McKibben Event: Climate Change + Political Will | 2022

 

Jamie Raskin Event Videos | 2022

Voter Empowerment Events | 2022

Developing Your Personal Narrative | 2021

Motivational Interviewing | 2021

Fundraising with Friends | 2021

Community Conversations with thought leaders | 2021

Danielle Allen: What Kind of Revolution Was That Anyways? | 2021

Anna Palmer: An Insiders Take Inside Congress | 2021

Justin Florence: Protecting Democracy | 2021

Joan Williams: Overcoming Class Cluelessness + Winning Elections

FM Community Events

Polls
Strategy Event
Landscape
Candidate
VE
Elevator
2024 Strategy
TURNING OUT THE BASE: EFFECTIVE PARTIES AT WORK
Effective Parties
SIMON ROSENBERG: DATA + OPTIMISM FOR DEMOCRATS
Rosenberg
RDI
RURAL DEMOCRACY INITIATIVE VE Event
MONTANA + OHIO VE  EVENT
Montana + Ohio
SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE: SCOTUS + DARK MONEY
Whitehouse
Community Conversation 23

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #1

SIMON ROSENBERG + TOM BONIER

Rosenberg/Bonier

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #2

WINNING JOBS NARRATIVE

Jobs

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #3

ANAT SHENKER-OSORIO

Anat

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #4

MIKE PODHORZER

Podhorser
Levitsky
STEVEN LEVITSKY: OUR DEMOCRACY + THE MIDTERMS 
BILL MCKIBBEN: CLIMATE CHANGE + POLITICAL WILL
McKibben
JAMIE RASKIN: WHY THE HOUSE IS SO IMPORTANT  2022 
Raskin
JAMIE RASKIN: ON JANUARY 6 + DEMOCRACY  2022 
JAMIE RASKIN: ELECTING DEMOCRATS  2022 
JAMIE RASKIN: MESSAGING 2022 
JAMIE RASKIN: Q+A 2022 
JAMIE RASKIN: FULL EVENT  2022 
RURAL DEMOCRACY INITIATIVE EVENT
VE
DEMOCRACY IN ACTION EVENT
Developing Your Personal Narrative...to tell the FM story
Rob Levinson + Beth Greely
Narrative
Communication Matters ... Motivational Interviewing
Ellen Glovsky + Renee Brant
Motivation
Fundraising with Friends...the conversation
Lisa Padulla + Steven Krugman
Fundraising
Community Conversations 21
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Allen

NEXT: COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #1

DANIELLE ALLEN

James Bryant Conant University Professor + Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

Sunday, January 31, 2021

What Kind of Revolution Was That? Polarization and the Path Forward after Jan 6

Dr. Allen spoke with us about the current upheaval in our political lives and how greater economic equality is prerequisite to fuller and more equal citizen participation.

 

Dr. Allen served as co-chair of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship. Their June 2020 report Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century included recommendations "to help the nation emerge as a more resilient democracy." She also writes for the Washington Post and the Atlantic.

 

MORE ABOUT DANIELLE ALLEN

To order Ms. Allen's book: Our Declaration: Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

 

To read an excerpt from the Practice of Democratic Citizenship

 

To read The Road from Serfdom: How Americans Can Become Citizens Again (Atlantic)

Watch NEXT: Community Conversation #1

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Palmer

NEXT: COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #2

ANNA PALMER

Founder of Punchbowl News

Thursday, February 18, 2021

An Insider's Take Inside Congress 

Few are as qualified tell us what's really going as Capitol Hill insider, Anna Palmer. Founder and CEO of the recently-launched Punchbowl News and former Senior Washington Correspondent for Politico, Palmer is best-selling co-author of The Hill to Die on: the Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump’s America.

Punchbowl (Secret Service code name for the Capitol) sends subscribers three daily emails with updates, analysis, and insights on what people inside the corridors of power are thinking and saying.

In this, the second in our NEXT: Community Conversation Series, Palmer will share her up-to-the-minute insights about what makes Washington tick and where the real power resides.

 

MORE ABOUT ANNA PLAMER

To order Ms. Palmer's book:

The Hill to Die on: the Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump’s America.

 

Check out the Punchbowl News

Watch NEXT: Community Conversation #2

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Florence

NEXT: COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #4

JUSTIN FLORENCE

Co-Founder + Legal Director of Protect Democracy a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to fighting efforts
to undermine our right to free, fair, + fully informed self-government.

Tuesday, March 24, 2021

Protecting Democracy 

Protect Democracy is working to save democracy from these threats:

• Corrupting Elections

• Spreading Disinformation

• Delegitimizing Communities

• Politicizing Independent Institutions

• Executive Power Grabs

• Quashing Dissent

 

MORE ABOUT JUSTIN FLORENCE

For more information about Justin Florence’s work,

go to protectdemocracy.org

Watch NEXT: Community Conversation #4

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Williams

NEXT: COMMUNITY CONVERSATION #5

JOAN WILLIAMS

Professor of Law, Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California + author of White Working Class + other books.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Overcoming Class Cluelessness + Winning Elections

Over the past quarter century Joan C. Williams has played a central role in reshaping the conversation about work + gender + class.

 

MORE ABOUT JOAN WILLIAMS

TED talk: 
“We won’t fix US politics until we talk about class”

 

The Atlantic:
"The Democrats' White-People Problem"

Watch NEXT: Community Conversation #5

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