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Sunday, March 13 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Local: The Next Big Thing in Online Advocacy

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Online advocacy groups traditionally focus on demanding change from Congress, which is largely unresponsive to these efforts. Find out how citizen activists are changing the face of civic participation by using social media to mobilize people in their neighborhoods, schools and cities to successfully fight for local change every day.

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Ben Rattray

Founder & CEOChange.orgBen Rattray is the founder and CEO of Change.org, the world's largest platform for social change. He has been named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and one of Fortune's 40 Under 40 rising young business leaders.

Sunday March 13, 2011 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
Radisson, Town Lake Ballroom

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