Intersectional Organizing and Policy Advocacy: Lessons from the DAPL Water Protectors

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The Native CDFI Network and Prosperity Now held this webinar on Tuesday, January 24th to discuss the historic gathering of Indigenous Nations from across the US who have organized tirelessly over the past year to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline project. This webinar highlighted the intersectionality of economic, racial and social inequities common in all Native communities as well as in low-income communities and communities of color. We also discussed the effort to halt the project and explored what to expect going forward into 2017. Speakers also highlighted the lessons from and implications of water protection organizing, showing how this effort can inform other policy advocacy that benefits the common good.

Speakers for this event were: