GIVE US LIBERTY: What to Expect from the 2017 Defending the American Dream Summit

Aug 15, 2017 by AFP

In March 1775, a group of brave patriots, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Patrick Henry gathered in Richmond, Virginia for the Second Virginia Convention.

It was at this Convention that Patrick Henry famously declared, “Give me liberty, or give me death!”

Echoing Patrick Henry’s call to action over two centuries ago, this year a group of patriots will once again converge in Richmond to demand liberty, this time at AFP’s 11th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit.

This year’s event will bring together hundreds of AFP activists from across the country for what promises to be a memorable Summit.

What to Expect from This Year’s Summit

You can expect a packed day at this year’s Defending the American Dream Summit!

This year, attendees will:

  • Celebrate our recent policy victories;
  • Meet and network with like-minded activists;
  • Hear from policymakers, movement leaders and policy experts;
  • Learn new tactics from veteran grassroots trainers;
  • Gain the tools and skills you need to advance freedom in your community!

Activists will hear from Vice President Mike Pence, who will speak about his past efforts advancing tax reform in Indiana and discuss our once-in-a-generation opportunity to pass principled tax reform through Congress in the coming months.

Other keynote speakers include:

  • Steve Forbes;
  • Ed Gillespie; and 
  • Virginia House Speaker Designee Kirk Cox

When not listening to movement leaders and policymakers discuss the future for conservative policy in America, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from top policy experts in breakout sessions.

Attendees will learn to advocate for liberty across several key policy areas, including:

  • Labor policy – learn more about how right-to-work policies are expanding freedom and economic opportunity in states across the country;
  • Tax policy – learn how wasteful government spending hurts state economies and how implementing principled tax reform in Congress and state legislatures will help Americans across the country; and
  • Energy policy – learn how eliminating regulatory burdens and red tape will bolster the energy industry and restore access to affordable power for Americans.

With so many opportunities on the horizon, this is sure to be most unforgettable Summit yet! 

Don’t miss your chance to attend AFP’s premier conference for grassroots activists.

Registration is closing soon! Click here to secure your spot.