Michele is joined by special guest host Emily Tisch Sussman, the campaign director at CAP, as well as a panel of powerful women who are leading protest movements across the country: Paola Mendoza, artistic director of the Women’s March; Tiffany D. Loftin, head of African American outreach and policy at the National Education Association; and Anisha Singh, senior organizing director at Generation Progress, CAP’s youth organizing arm. The women discuss their disappointment over the decision by Senate Democrats to blink first in the standoff over Dreamers, the theme of the second Women’s March; holding politicians accountable through organizing and resistance; and finding redemption for those accused of sexual harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
Learn more about the podcast here.
Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center. Emily Tisch Sussman is the campaign director for the Center. Anisha Singh is the senior organizing director for Generation Progress at the Center.
The positions of American Progress, and our policy experts, are independent, and the findings and conclusions presented are those of American Progress alone. A full list of supporters is available here. American Progress would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters who make our work possible.
Michele L. Jawando
Emily Tisch Sussman
Vice President, Campaigns
Senior Organizing Director
Senior Director, Broadcast Communications