When Greg Vartan ran for office in a New Jersey small town, he learned a couple key lessons about running a local campaign as a millennial.
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To recap, the first tenant Prop 435 stands for is crowd-sourcing the political agenda. We want to be true representatives of those we serve and work to combat the historical notion that we will serve ourselves.
In the digital age when information and communication can come at such rapid rates, crowd-sourcing is an obvious next step in the evolution of our democracy.
We will not lean right, we will not lean left, but we must lean forward. The Millennial voice, along with many others, is not being heard or represented in our Nation’s highest governing body.
The word "unprecedented" has been used repeatedly throughout the election and now the transition. Knowing that history has a way of repeating itself, we wanted to take a look too see if it is in fact unprecedented.
For those who are a bit tired of fighting the good fight – whether it’s on women’s issues or any other cause – here are a few tips to keep yourself motivated:
It's easy to be distracted by changes, especially the unexpected ones. But don't forget that there are persistent issues that we're still trying to tackle in government. This month's reading list focuses on those constant concerns (mostly).
How can a group of individuals spread across the globe, working behind their personal computers, with no real budget, successfully take down organizations and governments with millions—sometimes billions—of dollars to spend on cybersecurity?
IT industry leaders elected by their peers to provide strategic guidance to the IJIS Institute Ashburn, VA, (August 13, 2013). The IJIS Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security welcomes four new Board of Directors members. The IJIS Institute’s members, composed of 150 information technology... Read more »
Most Americans will tell you that their number 1 issue in this past Presidential election was the economy. So Obama's contribution to the economic upturn in various cities must have helped him clinch the win, right? Wrong. I read an interesting study on the relationship between votes for Obama and the economy and was surprised... Read more »