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Saturday, May 4 • 9:00am - 9:50am
#Activism That Works

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Marching in the streets is still a valuable tool in the activist’s playbook, but it’s not the only one -- today’s activists are employing social media, guerilla marketing and other modern tools to change the conversation. Three leaders of different movements utilizing different tactics to get their message out join Hashtag Feminism founder Tara Conley to talk about how change gets done. 

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Tara Conley

Assistant Professor, Montclair State University
Tara L. Conley is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. Dr. Conley has published research on hashtag feminism and viral activism, and produced interactive media projects, including Brackish, a documentary about hurricane Ka... Read More →

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Amelia Bonow

Founding Director, Shout Your Abortion
Amelia Bonow is the Founding Director of Shout Your Abortion, a movement dedicated to broadening the existing cultural discourse around abortion. In 2015, Bonow’s abortion disclosure inspired a viral outpouring of abortion stories on social media and received extensive media coverage... Read More →
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Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Executive Director/CEO & Co-Founder, MomsRising
Author of the recently released book, Keep Marching: How Every Woman Can Take Action and Change Our World; Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner is the cofounder and Executive Director of MomsRising, an organization with over a million members across the nation working to increase economic security... Read More →
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Earth-Feather Sovereign

Advocate/Founder, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington
Earth-Feather Sovereign (her/she pronouns) is a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes located in the State of Washington (Northern and southern Okanogan “n. sjilx”, San-Poil band “n.selixtcl’n”, and Nespelem "snpʕwílx" bands). Her Father is Ernest Clark and Mother... Read More →

Saturday May 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am