Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible: Reviving Democratic, Socialist, and Youth Activism

Starting Date: 02-15-2008
Ending Date: 02-17-2008

351 W. 18th (BTW 8th And 9th Aves.)
New York City, New York 10001
United States
During the weekend of February 15-17th, 2008 in New York City, the Young Democratic Socialists shall host our annual national winter conference: “Be Realistic, Demand the Impossible: Reviving Democratic, Socialist, and Youth Activism.” The weekend-long event is a unique opportunity to hear great speakers, attend informative workshops on a broad range of critical issues, and to connect with other activists working for long-term radical social change. Keynote speakers include renowned academic Manning Marable, trade unionist Bill Fletcher, Jr., and scholar/activists such as Nancy Fraser, Stephen Eric Bronner and Frances Fox Piven.

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To register and/or apply for housing and travel scholarships:

On this page you will find information about the conference program, speakers, housing, limited travel scholarships, and more. We encourage campus groups to plan ahead and apply for financial support from their schools as early as possible. Contact us if you have any questions, want to volunteer at the conference, or need help with fundraising or transportation needs. You can reach us at or 212-727-8610
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