Rachel Deitch, Director of Policy and Social Justice, American Humanist Association, will be our speaker for today's virtual platform. Her talk is entitled:
We'll fail and we'll do it anyway: lessons learned from lobbying the 117th Congress
This Congress has been incredibly challenging for the advocates working to pass progressive policies. After hopes were raised in late 2020 and careful plans made to make the most of these two years, COVID-19 and political frictions have led to few accomplishments and many more failures. What, if anything, can our community learn from this moment and how do we move forward?