The Future is Full of Second Chances

The Future is Full of Second Chances

Our podcast specifically focuses on women of color who have recently run for office. Our belief is that we need to amplify the stories of women who did not get the outcome they wanted when they ran for office in 2020, but are still working to serve their communities into 2021 and beyond.

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April 16, 2021 24 min

Today, we have New Jersey Councilwoman, Jasmine Story on the show! Jasmine Story is here to talk about her journey as a candidate for councilwoman in Eatontown, NJ and her tips for other Black women candidates.  Throughout the episode, Jasmine talks about her experience running as a party-funded candidate, how her tweets were used against her on the campaign trail, working in a red county in a blue state,  the different types of De...

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Today, we have former school board candidate Myel Jenkins on the show! Myel Jenkins is here to talk about her journey as a candidate for San Juan Unified School Board in the Sacramento region and her tips for other Black women candidates. Throughout the episode Myel reflects on running for the 11th largest school district in the U.S., how her family supported her, how to get new eyes on your campaign, her 2,000 vote loss, and more!...

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Today, we have former city council candidate Dr. Tenisha Mack on the show! Dr. Mack is here to talk about her journey as a candidate for Garfield Heights City Council Ward C and her tips for other Black women candidates.  Throughout the episode, Dr. Mack chats with us about running in an incumbent-less race, her book which is set to come out later this spring, mask mandates, why people vote and more! 

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Season 1, Episode 3 | Meet Kristy Sullivan, Former Candidate for Shelby County School Board (District 4)

Today, we have former school board candidate Kristy Sullivan on the show! Kristy Sullivan is here to talk about her journey as a candidate for Shelby County School Board (District 4) in Memphis, Tennessee. Throughout the episode, Kristy discusses the unexpected trials she faced during her race, how gender disparity and the nuclea...

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Today, we have former Georgia State Senate candidate Matielyn Jones on the show! Matielyn is here to talk about her journey as a candidate for the Georgia State Senate (District 45) and her tips for other Black women candidates.  Throughout the episode, Matielyn discusses her experience as a Field Organizer for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, how she helped flip North Carolina during the 2008 presidential race, her r...

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Season 1 | Episode 1: Pam Keith, Former candidate for U.S. House of Representatives (FL-18)

Today, we have former U.S. House of Representatives candidate Pam Keith on the show! Pam Keith is here to talk about her journey as a candidate for U.S. Congress for Florida District 18 and her tips for other Black women candidates.  Throughout the episode, Pam chats with us about being raised in a single-parent household in the middle of Ken...

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