Building Coalitions: Bridging Difference
A well-funded conservative movement has shown the power of coalitions. Progressives have had difficulty uniting across divisions of race, class and gender. What are the obstacles to bridging difference and how can they be overcome? What are the ingredients for creating broad-based coalitions?
Keynote Address of International Women’s Week. Recorded at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Urvashi Vaid, a native of India, is a community organizer and attorney. She was the Executive Director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force. She was named one of Time Magazine‘s “50 for the Future,” a list of America’s most promising leaders age forty and under. Her book Virtual Equality was critically acclaimed. She is Director of the Policy Institute in New York.