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Welcome to the Allied Media Conference 2015! 
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Saturday, June 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Sometimes in DC You Win: Net Neutrality, A Case Study

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In 2014 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed to let big companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T create fast lanes on the Internet for those that could afford them and leave the rest of us in the slow lane. In response, a large coalition pressured Washington D.C. to make strong rules to keep the Internet open and free. Join us to learn how we fought back against a corporate power grab and won. We will reflect on the organizing, coalition building, and creative tactics that can be applied to other struggles for justice.

Presenters
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Candace Clement

Internet Campaign Director, Free Press
Internet policy, independent media, indie music, pop culture, etc.
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Cayden Mak

18MillionRising.org
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Hannah Sassaman

Media Mobilizing Project
Hannah is the policy director at Media Mobilizing Project (MMP). She's currently leading a local-to-national campaign to force Comcast to pay their fair share and expand the right to communicate. She came to MMP as a trainer in communications, legislative planning and strategy, and as a longtime media justice organizer. As the Campaign Director at the Prometheus Radio Project, Hannah helped lead and design the grassroots organizing... Read More →


Saturday June 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Education Building: Room 204