Originally posted on AllHipHop.com:
With Congress’ public approval ratings at an all-time low, the State of the Union will play an important role in establishing the agenda for the Obama administration’s second term. #BarackTalk, an interactive State of the Union viewing party and online discussion, is an opportunity for America’s young voters and seasoned activists to come together surrounding their vision for change, critique Obama’s address, and form new connections to advance a policy agenda in 2013. The open forum for youth activists and citizens will address the most important political topics of 2013, including climate change, gun violence, voter suppression and youth entrepreneurship.
Featured panelists for #BarackTalk, include Goldie Taylor (MSNBC), Michael Brune (Executive Director, Sierra Club), Reverend Yearwood (Executive Director, Hip Hop Caucus), Rob “Biko” Baker (Executive Director, League of Young Voters), Monique Gamble (University of DC), Jasiri X (One Hood Media), Carmen Berkeley (Executive Director, Generational Alliance), Shamar Robbins (Green For…
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