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San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
11AM SHUTDOWN RALLY & ADVOCACY:
First off, the Congressional Progressive Caucus is hosting a "Stand Up Against The Shutdown" Rally on Thursday on so whether you are directly affected or not come make your voice heard on Capitol Hill: http://www.facebook.com/events/615901805127644/
And join the N4P Facebook Event: "I'm telling John Boehner to #JustVote or #JustResign!"
1PM SHUTDOWN CO-WORKING & RESUME SWAP:
Afterward, N4P is hosting another Career Progress event with a "Furloughed" Progress Office Hours: Co-Working & Co-Organizing Day for Progressives, Democrats, Hope Mongers and Civic Leaders at the Sixth & I Synagogue's Shutdown Central where folks can relax or co-work after the rally: http://sixthandi.org/EventDetails.aspx?evntID=1216
Furloughed Government Workers, Job Seekers, Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, Organizers and Volunteers are all welcome to get out of their pajamas at home or take a break from their latte addiction at Starbucks to join us....just RSVP in advance if possible so we can forward updates.
If you want to get involved in the political/civic grassroots or professional scene OR connect with others who do, then stop by and we will plug you into various opportunities you can work on immediately....and crowdsource new ones.
At 6pm, we recommend joining us at the FREE DC Entrepreneurship Week "After Hours Networking" at The Huxley in Dupont. Register for the happy hour and other events with the "silverstrategy" promo code: http://gregslistdc.com/event/2013/dc-entrepreneurship-week-2013
ALSO CHECK OUT: Furlough.US freelancer web site
Contact: Jim McBride
(please do NOT ask library staff questions about our event...they are not the hosts)
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Want to join a team? Become a N4P Leader: http://bit.ly/n4pleaderform
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FOLLOW #N4P #CAREERPROGRESS & #CT4P via Email. Facebook and Twitter:
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Network For Progress
*ABOUT NETWORK FOR PROGRESS
As of February 10, 2011, the fourth anniversary of the Obama For America campaign, Network For Progress will serve as an interactive and creative online/offline political, civic, professional and personally-enriching Community, Advocate & Resource for the lessons of the "Yes We Can" Movement of Hope and Change to expand on the work of Organizing For America with the Mainstream Majority of Americans (including Democrats, Progressives, Independents, Republicans and those in between comprising young people and many other under-served constituencies) that voted for President Obama in 2008.
Network For Progress will promote the use of 21st Century “bottom up” Communication, Outreach & Leadership/Development grassroots-organizing techniques for an honest dialogue to create the necessary Personal Relationships & Viral Buzz to build a Movement that is continually being revolutionized by the growth of Google, Facebook, Twitter, blogs and other networking tools but was under-utilized after Inauguration Day when the social, social media & Media vacuum of public discourse was filled by Tea Party/Fox News’ coordinated activism and only recently has been valiantly promoted by Jon Stewart’s quest for “Sanity.”
Network For Progress will provide a platform for supporters to become OUR own “Obama” who is empowered to bring PROGRESS to our professional and personal lives as well as our town, our state, our nation and our world.
“Network For Hope. Network For Change. Network For PROGRESS.”