Common Good Podcast

Common Good Politics - Fighting Voter Suppression with Michael Owens

March 16, 2021

Doug, Robb and our guest Michael Owens discuss the wave of proposed laws that would make it harder for people - especially people of color - to vote. Michael worked alongside Stacy Abrams to help turn out black voters in Georgia, an effort that arguably won back the senate for Democrats and made the recent stimulus bill possible.

Dr. Michael C. Owens is a third-generation veteran, a father, and a progressive Democrat who ran for Congress in Georgia’s 13th District. Michael served on the Georgia Advisory Committee with the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and served as Chair of the Cobb County Democratic Party.  @owensforga13

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.  @pagitt

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and Political Organizer at Vote Common Good. You can find his book about running for congress as a Progressive Republican in Arkansas here: Running For Our Lives  @RobbRyerse

The Common Good Podcast is produced and edited by Daniel Deitrich. @danieldeitrich

Our theme music is composed by Ben Grace. @bengracemusic

 

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