Our own dnA will be at this live event in NYC tomorrow from the people that brought you the Heartland Presidential Forum (see my liveblogging of that event). As we all know, community organizing helped define Obama and powered much of his campaign. Tomorrow’s conference aims to carry that spirit and methodology into defining the president’s agenda.

Here’s a preview video of tomorrow’s community organizer-sponsored forum:

And from the website:

The forum will bring more than 2,000 community leaders, faith leaders and community organizers together in Washington, DC for an open dialogue with members of Congress and members of the incoming president’s administration about why Community Values, faith and democracy matter, and how these values and beliefs are going to change the tenor and climate of American politics.

The forum features three moderated roundtable discussions, designed to provide a setting for real dialogue with real people from across the country about the real issues our communities face, and the real values that are essential to putting our country back on the right track.

The forum will demonstrate the power of community organizing to build a new seat at the table where decisions are made by politicians in Washington – declaring that we will have an equal say in shaping an inclusive and just agenda for our future.

I’m not quite sure if we’ll get dnA set up quickly enough with the true liveblogging software, but you can tune in to the event at their website or C-SPAN and check back at JJP for dnA’s impressions.

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