Powershift 2011--Join us!
This weekend, thousands of young people from across the country will come to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2011 Powershift conference, where participants will “reclaim our democracy from big corporations and push our nation to move beyond dirty energy sources that are harming the health of people and the planet.
Two Public Campaign staff members will be speaking on panels at the conference about how campaign cash and lobbying from Big Oil and the coal industry influences the policy debate about our country's energy future.
I’ll be speaking at 3:30 on Saturday on Citizens United and the influence of corporate money in our political process--how we got here, how corporate money influences the debate, and how we can fight back. The description is below:
David Donnelly, national campaigns director for Public Campaign, will speak on a panel at 4:45 on Saturday about the need to confront energy industry money and its allies in elected office. Here's the description:
We’re excited to participate in the conference. If you’ll be there, I hope you can check out our panels!