Elizabeth Warren lauds organizing at progressive event

“In the last four days [of the Senate election], volunteers in Massachusetts knocked on 600,000 doors. And on Election Day, we had more than 20,000 people who showed up just to volunteer, just to be there to drive people to the polls, to be there to be poll watchers, people to make it happen on election day,” she said, noting turnout in Massachusetts was 73.3 percent.

“The foundations are solid, the tools are there; we just need to pick them up and change the world,” Warren concluded.

After Warren spoke, the program went on to honor various individuals and groups in the progressive movement, including Jotaka Eaddy, who helped end the juvenile death penalty, and former NAACP chairman Julian Bond.

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