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Live Video from Campus Progress Conference

I'm doing what I can to share my presence at the Campus Progress National Student Conference here in Washington DC. There will be some amazing speakers and panels, and for as long as my battery hangs in there, I'll keep the stream on. Check here for the conference agenda today.

Here's the live channel. Click the little gear shift logo in the lower right for more control options

Things I plan to attend and will try hard to broadcast, especially the 2:45 poverty panel

10:35 - 11:45 a.m.
Hard Truths about National Security
A Conversation with Seymour Hersh

12:05 - 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon Plenary

John Podesta, President & CEO, Center for American Progress
Congressman Keith Ellison, United States Representative from Minnesota

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Whose Responsibility?
Holding the business community accountable on the environment, labor, and human rights

Aaron Chatterji, Assistant Professor, Duke University and Fellow, Center for American Progress
Bennett Freeman, Senior Vice President for Social Research and Policy, Calvert Group
Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate
Lenore Palladino, Former Director, United Students Against Sweatshops
Moderator: Jonathan Jacoby, Associate Director for International Economic Policy, Center for American Progress

2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Fighting Poverty in Post-Katrina America
What Hurricane Katrina and the government's disgraceful response have taught us about the racial and class divide of our "two Americas"

Martin Eakes, CEO, Center for Responsible Lending and Self-Help
M-1, Hip-Hop Recording Artist, Dead Prez
Michael Parker, Leadership Development Coordinator, YouthBuild USA
Dorothy Stoneman, Founder and President, YouthBuild USA
Moderator: Cassandra Q. Butts, Senior Vice President for Domestic Policy, Center for American Progress

4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Starting an Online Revolution
How to implement a catchy online issues campaign, publicize events, and deliver your message using the latest internet tools

Elizabeth Brookbank, Consultant, M+R Strategic Services
Ezra Callahan, Senior Product Manager, Facebook.com
Ginny Hunt, Organizer, Generation Dean
Tom Matzzie, Washington Director, MoveOn.org
Moderator: Jamia Wilson, Communications Specialist, Young People For

5:40 - 6:55 p.m.
Voices of the War
Our generation speaks out

Rajai Hakki, U.S. Marine & Student, American University
Abdul Henderson, Peace Activist & Decorated Veteran of Iraq War
Eli Paintedcrow, Veteran of Iraq War
Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran & Co-Founder and Chairman, VoteVets.org
Moderator: Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

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