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Progressive Leaders to Gather for 'Take Back America 2005'

The Campaign for America's Future is sponsoring a major conference, "Take Back America 2005," June 1-3 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. The Conference will feature a dazzling line-up of many of the nation's prominent progressive leaders, activists and spokespersons, including: Senator Dick Durbin; Senator John Edwards; Howard Dean; Arianna Huffington; Robert Borosage; Los Angeles Mayor-elect Antonio Villaraigosa; Celinda Lake; Robert Kuttner; Thomas Frank; Jesse Jackson; George Lakoff; Katrina vanden Heuval; Jim Wallis; Kim Gandy; Tom Hayden; Donna Brazile; Wade Henderson; and many others.

The purpose, according to organizers:

The Take Back America Conference brings thousands of progressive activists, thinkers and leaders together to discuss our vision, unite our groups and train our campaign organizers. By building relationships and creating strategy, the Take Back America Conference is a catalyst for building the infrastructure we need to ensure that the voice of the progressive majority is heard.

The Conference will feature segments on:

STRATEGIES for building a progressive majority to make America better

Critical ISSUE CAMPAIGNS that will drive America's political debate

NEW IDEAS and winning message with leading progressive public scholars, political leaders and organizers

TRAINING in media, organizing and campaigning, organized by Progressive Majority

New BATTLES. New STAKES. New STRATEGIES. New ENERGY.

'Take Back America 2005' provides a unique opportunity to access the wisdom of some of America's best progressive thinkers and strategists. For more information click on the link above or, for all questions regarding the Take Back America Conference, including Conference registration, payment and accomodations, please contact:

Natalie P. Shear Associates, Inc. 1730 M Street NW, Suite 801 Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 833-4456, ext. 104
Toll-Free: 1 (800) 833-1354 (for callers outside the D.C. area)
Email: takebackamerica@ourfuture.org