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Thursday, June 7 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Expanding the Electorate to New Generations

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Today's young voters don’t vote in the same numbers as older generations, and part of that is because the way most politicians engage with people is from a bygone era. As we look ahead to future elections and the need to create meaningful change in this country through government, how do we engage the massive cross-section of young voters? How can you not only reach an electorate through messaging, activities and platforms that speak to their interests, but also help show them to candidates that speak to their beliefs and values?

Join this panel of tech, political and startup founders as they explore building these new relationships in the digital age, and how politics can grow through better use of tech.

Speakers
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Marisa Kabas

Editorial Campaigns Director, Purpose
Marisa Kabas is the Editorial Campaigns Director at Purpose, where she produces Hope, a news and activism app. She is also a journalist and activist, frequently sharing her thoughts on Twitter at @marisakabas.
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Monica Klein

Founding Partner, Seneca Strategies
Monica Klein is a founding partner at Seneca Strategies, where she serves as chief communications strategist for progressive local and statewide campaigns, non-profits and political parties. Klein previously served as communications director for Mayor de Blasio’s re-election campaign... Read More →
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Suraj Patel

NY-12 Congressional Candidate
Suraj Patel is a lawyer, activist, entrepreneur, and lecturer on business ethics at NYU. Suraj is running for Congress in NY-12 and using his campaign to engage new audiences and expand the electorate across America.
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Will Levitt

Co-Founder, Square One Politics
Will Levitt launched Square One Politics in 2017, hailed by Forbes as the organization that will "pave the path for the future of the Democratic Party." Square One helps first-time, progressive candidates run for Congress. He also currently holds the position of Experiential Editor... Read More →
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Ysaid Ferreiras

COO, Hustle
Ysiad Ferreiras is a seasoned entrepreneur, having successfully built, scaled, and/or sold companies in software, real estate, hospitality, and logistics. Currently Ysiad is the COO of Hustle, the leading peer-to-peer messaging platform that allows organizations to create genuine... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm
The William Vale 111 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA