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NLC4 Progress 11.6.15

Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on November 07, 2015 at 12:25 PM

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Policy and Events for the NLC Community
November 6, 2015

NLC4 Continues Alumni Deep Dive; Will Highlight Alums

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Events

NLC4 Policy Call: Criminal Justice Reform Brief with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

  • Briefing led by Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8). We will hear an overview of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Caucus; upcoming goals of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Caucus; updates on fight to ban police chokeholds and reform policing practices.
  • November 10, 5-5:30pm est
  • Register: http://myaccount.maestroconference.com/conference/register/6V0N45E0NA0S9TX

CAP: A Conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

  • Moderated conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and CAP President Neera Tanden.
  • They will discuss a range of issues, including Iran, Israeli-Palestinian relations, and regional concerns, as well as ways to strengthen the partnership between Israel and the United States.
  • November 10, 3-4pm; Online only
  • https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2015/11/03/124907/a-conversation-with-prime-minister-benjamin-netanyahu-2/
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Press and Features

Missoula voters stick with progressives in City Council races (NLC Montana's Michelle Cares mentioned)

NLC Alumni Win on November 3
Election wins include:

  • Marshall Archer, Ward 7 Warden, Saco, Maine
  • Michelle Cares, City Council Ward 6, Missoula, Montana
  • Ashli Stempel, Town Councilor Precinct 8, Greenfield, Massachusetts
  • Dan Futrell, School Committee Ward 2, Somerville, Massachusetts
  • Bill Moen Jr., Freeholder, Camden, New Jersey
  • Ian Cain, City Councilor, Quincy, Massachusetts

Reception Honoring Kristen Hawkins, NLC Houston founding member, for
11th District Court Judge, Texas

  • With Berg & Androphy, Hawash Meade Gaston Neese & Cicack, LLP, Hirsch & Westheimer PC, David Berg, Zenobia Harris Bivens, Sofia Bruera, Derek Potts, Paul Wingo, Robin Young
  • November 17, 5:30pm-7:00pm, Houston TX
  • RSVP to rsvp@kristenhawkinsforjudge.com

Loranne Ausley, NLC4 Board Member, for Florida State House (D-9)

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Policy and Research

Brennan Center for Justice: State Options for Reform

  • States and cities have shown in the last few years that there are plenty of options that can give ordinary voters a greater say in elections, ensure that elections are transparent, and limit the influence of big money.
  • https://www.brennancenter.org/publication/state-options-reform

CAP Report: Smart, Skilled, and Striving - Transforming and Elevating the Teaching Profession

  • A progressive vision and policy agenda to achieve these goals that would ultimately make changes to every stage of the teacher career continuum and modernize the system as a whole
  • https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/education/report/2015/11/03/123747/smart-skilled-and-striving/



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