At last year’s Heartland Presidential Forum, Barack Obama promised community organizers he would meet with them during the transition to help “shape the agenda” for his administration.
The event, "Realizing the Promise: A Forum on Faith, Community and Democracy," is presented by the Gamaliel Foundation and the Center for Community Change. Grassroots leaders from across the country " will share their stories and their ideas to make America finally work for all of us."
Deepak Bhargava, executive director of the Center for Community Change, said in a statement:
The forum will be webcast live here from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. EST.