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Podcast

Melissa Walker of Future Now on Why States Matter

Podcast Episode 1 This episode features a conversation with Melissa Walker of Future Now Fund, a group started in 2017 dedicated to electing more Democrats to our state legislatures and supporting them with policy expertise once they’re in office. Melissa talks about how to be most impactful with your activism, what it means to take down a Republican supermajority, and why state legislatures are where it’s at if you want to transform American politics and improve people’s lives. Melissa also discusses the power of giving circles, building community and how you can join in on the fun. Please enjoy this…
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May 5, 2020
Podcast

Introducing the New Faces of Democracy Podcast

Welcome to the New Faces of Democracy podcast, hosted by Nancy Bynum. This podcast features inspiring interviews with people who have transformed their lives since 2016 and who are transforming our political landscape. These are not career politicians or former cabinet members, but ordinary citizens who are starting organizations, running for office for the first time, using their creative skills and otherwise stepping outside of their comfort zones to stand up for our democracy. Along the way, they are discovering new skills and talents and creating new communities. Nancy felt her own personal call to action in the aftermath of…
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April 18, 2020
Spotlight

TONY THE DEMOCRAT

In 2017, Tony McMullin, aka Tony the Democrat, got together with five friends to write postcards to Democrats, reminding them to vote in a special Congressional election in Tony’s home state of Georgia. Little did he know at the time but Tony had just started a movement that would transform elections and lives. (more…)
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March 25, 2019
New Faces

Pamela Bell, Founder of Prinkshop

Videography by Mehmet S. Yildirim Fashion insider and quintessential cool girl Pamela Bell is using her talent for design and merchandising at her company Prinkshop to speak out about the most important issues facing our society today. (more…)
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December 14, 2018
New Faces

Perry Gershon, Congressional Candidate

Videography by Mehmet S. Yildirim Perry Gershon never thought he would run for office… until Trump was elected.  Instead of sitting around and stewing about it for four years, he decided to run for Congress.  In this video, hear what motivates him and his advice. (more…)
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October 11, 2018
New Faces

Catherine Vaughan, Flippable

Catherine Vaughan, CEO and co-founder of Flippable, is a New Face of Democracy because she used her passion for public service and management skills to create a game changing force to turn state legislatures from red to blue. (more…)
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September 4, 2018
New Faces

Rachel May, NY Senate Candidate

What do you do if you’re naturally shy but you've got something important to say? If you’re Rachel May, you run for office. And then you win. Rachel is a political newcomer from Syracuse, NY who is running as the Democratic candidate for NY State Senate. In this video learn how she overcame her fears to stand up for what she believes in. (more…)
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September 3, 2018
New Faces

Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Climate change: intractable, vexing, global…. and solvable. Nicole Crescimanno Meehan of Citizens’ Climate Lobby talks about the carbon fee and dividend, a common sense, economic solution for climate change.   (more…)
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February 13, 2018