In a phone interview with The Christian Science Monitor, David Meyer, a sociology professor at UCI, [says]: “The usefulness of a large-scale event, particularly one that brings together people from different backgrounds and geographic regions, goes beyond symbolism ... This is one way that demonstrations are actually really significant ... They’re building networks and building capacity.”

For the full story, please visit http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2017/0226/How-a-Delaware-state-Senate-campaign-attracted-more-than-1-000-volunteers.

 

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