WASHINGTON Campaign for America 's Future co-directors Robert Borosage and Roger Hickey today announced a lineup of prime time speakers for the annual "Take Back America " conference to be held at the Washington Hilton from Monday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 14. With a growing majority of Americans believing the country is headed in the wrong direction, thousands of progressive leaders will gather to discuss strategy to create a political force that promotes the "common good, " in contrast with the corrupt special interests that have dominated Washington over the last several years.
CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA 'S FUTURE
"TAKE BACK AMERICA " EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
MONDAY, JUNE 12
11 a.m. Robert Borosage and Stan Greenberg deliver opening remarks.
12:45 p.m. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., Robert Redford and Jerome Ringo speak at a major event about the Apollo Alliance 's plan for energy independence.
TUESDAY, JUNE 13
8:15 a.m. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., deliver major speeches.
9:50 a.m. Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., discusses ways to make college affordable.
12:30 p.m. Gov. Tom Vilsack, D-Iowa, delivers a major speech.
12:45 p.m. Authors Michael Tomasky, Barbara Ehrenreich and Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., discuss a new "common good " framework for bold ideas for change.
4:15 p.m. State Rep. Joyce Elliott, D-Ark., State Sen. G. Spencer Coggs, D-Wis., State Rep. Dave McAlpin, D-Mont., and County Exec. Ron Sims, D-Wash., deliver remarks.
7 p.m. Campaign for America's Future holds a gala dinner to honor progressive leaders, Bernard Rapoport, Gloria Totten and Angelica Salas.