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October 25, 2014


Radio: Move to Amend Reports w/Laura Bonham & Egberto Willies – Thurs 7:00 PM


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Move to Amend Reports

Hosted by National Leadership Team members Laura Bonham and Egberto Willies, will air every Thursday at 8:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM PT.

The show will feature guests who specialize in movement building, amending the Constitution, grassroots organizing, and issues relating to corporate rule and participatory democracy.

Each show provides opportunity for call-in questions and comments from the listening audience by dialing 646-652-2345 (long distance charges may apply).

Today’s Show:

We have a special show tonight. We are honored to have Peter Schurman of  Free Speech For People  to discuss their new report “The Growing Trans-partisan Opposition To Citizens United”. We will also have Jay Kasturi, Rockie Gonzales, & Sarah Watkins of RiseUp/Levanta Texas to discuss their success in mobilizing Texas women and men, young and old of all stripes to descend on the Texas Capitol in Austin to fight against Texas’ draconian anti-women laws. They will also discuss different methodologies in using new technologies to mobilize not only the young, but all Americans.

Our Guests:

Peter Schurman Move to Amend Reports Peter Schurman is Campaign director at Free Speech For People (FSFP). He was the founding Executive Director at MoveOn.org (2001-2005). Peter also has extensive previous experience directing national and regional advocacy campaigns, and building organizations, having served as National Student Organizer for the Sierra Club, New England Clean Air Coordinator for the American Lung Association, Issue Organizer for the Safe Energy Communication Council, Associate Director at Adopt-A-Watershed, and National Student Organizer for the Lead. His undergraduate degree is in history from the University of Pennsylvania, and he also earned an MBA from Yale in 2000.
Jay Kasturi Move to Amend Reports Jay Kasturi is a freelance web/graphic designer in Austin, a student of history, and an activist/organizer with various women’s organizations. She is active in RiseUp/Levanta Texas and the ‘Stand With Texas Women’ movement in Texas that mobilized thousands of Texans in less than a month.
Sarah Watkins Move to Amend Reports Sarah Watkins is a member of RiseUp/Levanta Texas and a disabled feminist involved with legislative work and grassroots activism around Medicaid long-term care issues in Texas. She is particularly passionate about the intersections between disability rights and reproductive justice.
Rockie Gonzalez Move to Amend Reports Rockie Gonzalez is an organizer and spokesperson for RiseUp/Levanta Texas. She is a native Texan and has been in Austin for over 12 years with her daughter and husband. Gonzales was instrumental in ensuring the correct narrative of ‘Stand With Texas Women’ was articulated to the media at large.



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About Egberto Willies

Egberto Willies is a radio show host, author, blogger, political activist, DailyKOS Featured Writer, Vice President of Coffee Party USA, Executive Committee member of Move to Amend, 2nd Annual CNN iReport Spirit Award Honoree, HuffPost Live Contributor, self-employed software developer, & web designer. Egberto wrote the book ‘As I See It:Class Warfare The Only Resort To Right Wing Doom’ based on his belief that the mainstream media is derelict in its duty to relate what really ails the middle class and the complicity of the Right Wing in its demise. Bio: http://egbertowillies.com/bio/ Linked In: http://linkd.in/TOiHUS. Google

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