Run For Something Helps Diverse Candidates Get Elected

Run For Something Helps Diverse Candidates Get Elected
A Hillary Clinton supporter holds a sign in the crowd as President Barack Obama addresses a crowd at a Hillary for America campaign event in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 28, 2016. After working on Clinton's campaign, Northwestern alumna Amanda Litman co-founded Run for Something to recruit and support young, diverse progressives running for state and local office. Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press
Run For Something Helps Diverse Candidates Get Elected
A Hillary Clinton supporter holds a sign in the crowd as President Barack Obama addresses a crowd at a Hillary for America campaign event in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 28, 2016. After working on Clinton's campaign, Northwestern alumna Amanda Litman co-founded Run for Something to recruit and support young, diverse progressives running for state and local office. Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press

Run For Something Helps Diverse Candidates Get Elected

After Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election, Northwestern grad Amanda Litman started hearing from people who were thinking about running for office. That led her to co-found Run for Something, a nonprofit that works to elect young, diverse progressives to office at every level of government.

Litman joins Morning Shift to talk more about breaking barriers to running for office.

GUEST: Amanda Litman, co-founder and executive director of Run For Something; former Hillary Clinton campaign aide

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