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Organizing in the Digital Age the topic of semester's final public event

The Hart Leadership Program capped off its semester of Connect2Politics events with a discussion of the uses of data for organizing Monday evening. The student moderated discussion featured featuring Amy Cox and Briana Brough, co-founders of Flip NC, and Karthik Balasubramanian Pratt ‘07, an assistant professor at Howard University and founder of the 14 Cities initiative. Panelists…

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Jillian Johnson PPS'03 speaks to Lead the Way Durham about Participatory Budgeting

This week, Mayor Pro Tempore Jillian Johnson PPS'03 joined HLP Associate Director Lalita Kaligotla's Lead the Way Durham class to talk about the city's experience with participatory budgeting. Kaligotla opened her class to other students and Sanford community members interested in the subject. Ultimately, approximately 35 people attended the event. Earlier this year, all Durham…

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Policy 360 Podcast features Spring speaker Jacob Bachmeier

A new episode of the Sanford School's Policy 360 podcast features a conversation with Montana Rep. Jacob Bachmeier. Bachmeier is a Democratic member of the Montana legislature who became the youngest state legislator in the U.S. when he was elected at age 18 in 2016. Now in his second term. he represents approximately 10,000 people in a…

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The Chronicle writes about HLP's first event of the semester

The Hart Leadership Program hosted its first event of the semester Monday evening. Titled "Remembering White Supremacy," it featured several members of the Durham City-County Committee on Confederate Monuments and Memorials. The committee's co-chairs Robin Kirk, who is faculty co-chair of the Duke Human Rights Center, and Charmaine McKissick-Melton, an associate professor of mass communications…

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