State of the Union TONIGHT!

In Monthly Updates on January 24, 2012 by networkforprogress44

Watch & Discuss @ Parties!

Events like ours featured on Obama web site…

(enter your zip code and browse what’s going on in your area)

or events like ours that were featured on Going Out Gurus today!

OR @ home/online!

White House Live Stream & Post-Speech Discussion

(with added graphs, data & stats)

Post-Speech YouTube Q&A with President Obama

Post-Speech Conference Call with Obama 2012 Adviser David Axelrod





3rd Annual


2012 Kickoff Networking Mixer & Speech Watching Event @ Local 16

with Raffle Prizes from local businesses like Riot Act Comedy Club & Local 16!


(Karen Finney was called to NY and is working on finding us a replacement speaker)

Co-Sponsors include:

Network For Progress

(“social & media-savvy grassroots community-building for Yes We Can movement”)

Obama 2012-DC

DC Democratic Party

Generation Obama-Washington, DC

(“young professional grassroots outreach for Obama 2012”)

Northern Virginia For Obama

Progressive Communicators of DC

America’s Impact (fmr Foreign Policy Pros for Obama)

(“foreign policy progressives dedicated to advancing a pragmatic approach to US engagement with the world”)

N4P Career Networking

(“jobs, events and development resources for young progressive professionals”)

Tom Manatos Jobs

Democratic GAIN (Grassroots Action Institute & Network)

New Leaders Council-DC

(“training the next generation of political entreprenurs”)

DC Latino Caucus

Gertrude Stein Democratic Club

(“the voice of LGBT Democrats in District of Columbia”)


(“dissecting the craft of online political advocacy”)

DC Future Political Candidates & Campaign Professionals Meetup Group

Progressive Harvard Alumni Network (DC)

DC Drinking Liberally

Host Committee includes:

Peggy Asante, Monique Beaudoin, Michael Berkson, Neil Chaudhuri, Colin Delany, Sandi Fox, Franklin Garcia, Shelly Gardner, Alison Kennedy, Tyler Gray, Adair Hill, Ferdinand Ibebuchi, Kristin Kenney, Alison Lane, Lacey Maffettone, Kouri Marshall, Tom Manatos, Marcus Markle, Jim McBride, Teddy Miller. Laura Montas, Travis Moore, Jamie Morgan, Phillipe Nassif, Monique Peets, Stu Phillip, Ian Squires, Chad Stanton, Corwin Stephens, Anne Thompson, Lateefah Williams

6:30pm-10:30pm Tuesday January 24th

(6:30pm Networking Mixer, 8:30pm Program & Speech Watch)

Local 16

(upstairs lounge & heated deck w/2 confirmed big-screen TVs!)

1602 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 (& 16th St)

@ U Street metro – 13th St exit OR Dupont Circle – Q St exit

Please join Network For Progress, a social and media-savvy community for those inspired by the “Yes We Can” Movement, and several great co-sponsors for our 3rd Annual State of the Union Progress Party at Local 16 – a great friend to Obama grassroots events since 2007!

Questions/Comments? Contact us at

Please invite your friends and colleagues!


(join the guest list and feel free to share your professional or grassroots organization and personal contact info)

250+: FREE (no raffle)

NO RSVP: $5 Suggested Donation @ Door

….or just sign up for our email updates!

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+ Follow/RT & Join The Conversation @ #progressparty #sotu2012 #p2 #dc OR

“Party for Friends. Party for Jobs. Party for PROGRESS!”


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