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Want to know more about how the 2020 election is shaking out from those in the foxhole?

Boiler Room

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Do you want to learn about the fundamentals and the nuance behind building winning campaigns? Hosted by Julia Leitner & Santiago Martinez, Boiler Room is a continuation of Arena’s Academy and is an in-depth look at tools in Arena’s Toolbox. 

Ep 4. Relational Organizing

Since 2018, campaigns have been attempting to harness the power of relational organizing. Julia and Santiago grapple with the question of what is relational organizing? How is it different or similar to other organizing models from the world of union organizing or the 2008/2012 Obama campaigns?  To answer these questions, Julia talked with Greta Carnes about how the Pete Buttigieg campaign used relational organizing to recruit volunteers. Julia also spoke to Robert Reynolds of Vote Tripling about the different ways campaigns are employing this method to Get Out the Vote in 2020.

Ep 4. Relational Organizing
Ep 3. Targeting
Ep 2. Campaign Planning
Ep 1. Hiring
Welcome to the Boiler Room

Arena Talks

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Hosted by Ravi Gupta, co-founder of Arena, this podcast will introduce you to emerging political leaders from around the country as they fight to save our republic.

Where do we go from here

In this episode, Arena’s co-founder and Managing Partner, Ravi Gupta gives his thoughts on recent events from around the country. He then interviews Stacey Shells, a long-time Arena community member and educator. Stacey shares her experiences facing down discrimination and her thoughts on where this protest movement should go.

Where do we go from here
Empowering communities with Majora Carter
Two self-loathing meritocrats discuss inequality, with Yale Law professor Daniel Markovits
COVID era campaigns with Hillary Clinton, Addisu Demissie, and Swati Mylavarapu
The Future of NYC
The fight for Wisconsin is the fight for America
The future of philanthropy with Anand Giridharadas and Michael Tubbs
Bringing filmmaking to politics with Sarah Ullman
Hope and justice with Amber Goodwin
Meg Ansara on firefighting, political campaigns, and leadership
Why isn’t the NY State Senate blue?
From Arena Community Member to NY State Senate Candidate with Alessandra Biaggi
Reflecting on a year of resistance with Kate Catherall and Nathaniel Pearlman
Empowering communities of color with Woke Vote and DeJuana Thompson
From the Maine wilderness to Congress with Lucas St. Clair
Protecting Arizonans with January Contreras
How to make campaigning accessible to new parents
Music City Mayor to Governor? A conversation with Karl Dean
Building a better Colorado with Mike Johnston
How to run (successfully) with substance with Lauren Underwood
Can an Army Ranger flip a Trump +28 district?
From Obama '08 to Cambridge Analytica with Michael Simon
Let my people vote with Desmond Meade
Change is coming to Michigan with Rashida Tlaib and Ian Conyers
How to fight the Trump Tax Plan with Andrea Purse
Jessica Ramos takes on Trump Democrats in New York
Anthony Vitarelli helps make sense of the latest Mueller indictments
Celinda Lake is polling civic engagement among millennials
Graig Meyer is fighting for North Carolinians in the General Assembly
Former Air Force Officer Gina Ortiz Jones is running for Congress in Texas
Stacey Abrams is running to be America's first black woman governor
Former Federal Prosecutor Anthony Vitarelli on Mueller’s first indictments
Former Obama and Clinton Pollster John Anzalone on the AL Senate race and a life in politics
Jessica Morse is a 5th gen Californian running for Congress in the Sierra foothills
Michael Tubbs is the Mayor of Stockton, CA – and is one of the youngest in America
US Senator Brian Schatz from Hawaii on running for office when you’re young and Medicaid for all
Kevin Madden came to the Arena Summit – and now he's running for County Council in Pennsylvania
Obama field guru Jeremy Bird on building a world-class grassroots campaign
Debbie Matties and Will Friedman are connecting constituents with elected officials
Campaign vet Addisu Demissie shares stories from the trail
Shauna Daly is building the Progressive Security Corps to help campaigns lock down their digital accounts
Legendary fundraiser Shomik Dutta on running call time with Obama, how to raise money, and why we must invest in political tech
Rita Bosworth launched Sister District to match resources with races
Ross Morales Rocketto is recruiting young progressives to Run for Something
Abdul El-Sayed is running for Governor of Michigan
Haley Stevens is running for Congress in Michigan
Jimmy Dahman built The Town Hall Project
Jason Kander is fighting for voting rights
Brittany Packnett doesn't care how you got woke – she cares that you stay woke
Brian Deese, Former Senior Advisor to President Obama, believes we can (literally) save the planet
Buffy Wicks is running for California’s State Assembly in the 15th District
Lacey Rzeszowski is running for New Jersey’s General Assembly
Former Navy Pilot Ken Harbaugh is running for Congress in Ohio
Andy Kim is running for Congress in New Jersey against Rep. Tom MacArthur

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