One for Democracy is committed to protecting the democratic process for all Americans and ensuring the right of each citizen to have their vote counted. One of their initiatives, the One for Democracy Pledge, asks individuals and foundations to contribute at least 1% of their net worth towards this objective.
And here to tell us about this work, the impact that it has had, and what their future holds, it’s a pleasure to have with us, Billy Watterson, the co-founder and board chair of One for Democracy.
PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity. It works to help restructure democracy in the economy to benefit everyone, lift up work done by communities of color, and to put people first by making the scale and duration of relief match the scale and duration of the need. And here to discuss this work and their vision for the future, it’s a pleasure to have with us, Dr. Michael McAfee, the president and CEO of PolicyLink.
America’s political system is dysfunctional. We all acknowledge that. But the truth is: it is working exactly how it is designed to work, which isn’t for us, the ordinary citizen. While many of us throw up our arms in despair or simply gripe and complain about it endlessly, my next guest has carefully analyzed the problem and offers solutions to address it.
She is Katherine Gehl, the Co-author of a wonderful and an important new book titled The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy.
The following is a conversation between Suzanne Mettler, Co-Author of Four Threats: The Recurring Crises of American Democracy, and Denver Frederick, the Host of the Business of Giving. In this interview, Suzanne Mettler, Co-Author of Four Threats: The Recurring...
Denver: Generation Citizen empowers young people to become engaged and effective citizens, and their workplace culture looks to create the same for its employees. So, I went over to the New York City offices recently to check it out. We’ll begin with their CEO, Scott Warren, and then hear from some of the other members of the team.