The Scholarship I Almost Won Might Help Me Change The World

Tell us about a situation where you’d hoped against all hope, where the odds were completely stacked against you, yet you triumphed. In 2013, I was granted a partial scholarship to attend the Netroots Nation Conference in San Jose, California. However, I needed more because I have to bring Ledcat with me – traveling by […]

Will I Get To San Jose?

My friends in social media are AWESOME! (imagine me singing that word) Amidst a field of 98 super qualified exciting people competing for scholarships to the Netroots Nation Conference, I am in 5th place. That’s staggering, as my high school geometry teacher would often say. The top five “vote getters” earn scholarships that cover registration […]

Don’t Make Me Wear a Rick Santorum Sweater Vest!

You may have noticed that I’m trying to win a scholarship to Netroots Nation? If I am selected, this will cover a significant part of my expenses to travel to this 3 day conference plus the 1 day LGBTQ by-invitation-only preconference. I played the “I used to intern for Rick Santorum” card the other day […]

THIS Could Be My Way to San Jose – Please Vote For My Scholarship Application

Please help me get to California for Netroots Nation 13. What? A trip to California?  San Jose is one of the greenest cities in the nation and NN was the first conference to donate tote bags all the way back in 2009. I really need to be there. And I need your vote to win […]