APB is Your Go-to Resource for the Voices of the 2020 Election
15 Oct 2020
With the 2020 presidential election rapidly approaching and candidates hotly debating topics on the national stage, it is important to keep the dialogue alive about the issues that matter most. Our speakers are the voices that can help educate your audiences on the importance of voting and empowering our youth.
Co-founder of March For Our Lives David Hogg inspires his generation to engage in the change by registering to vote, educating themselves on the candidates, working on congressional campaigns and volunteering. As the co-founder and leading organizer of March For Our Lives, Jaclyn Corin has rallied students around the world to advocate for social justice. Corin is in constant contact with student leaders organizing local events and voter registration pushes, and promoting the need for more March For Our Lives chapters.
Too many of us give our power away. And the few who do understand power end up wielding it over everyone else. In his compelling talks, civic evangelist Eric Liu speaks on power and civic purpose. Based on his acclaimed book, You’re More Powerful Than You Think, he explores how you can activate your civic power to bypass broken institutions and solve big problems. He shares three core laws of civic power, reveals how power and character are related, and reawakens your spirit of active citizenship.
Whether it is a presidential election year or not, author and human rights activist Kevin Powell discusses the importance of knowing history, current events, voting in every single election, voter education, and why all leadership is ultimately local, no matter who we are, no matter where we are.
CNN chief national correspondent John King has lived through and reported on many Presidential elections, and served as a debate moderator in both 2010 and 2012. He provides minute-by-minute updates and insights on the 2020 election to help citizens make informed decisions.
As the editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, Lindsay Peoples Wagner prioritizes making young people feel seen and heard. Most of Gen Z's young people, anyone born from 1997 to now, are entering a new world of everything from technology to politics. The mistake people have made is thinking that young people are the future, but Peoples Wagner understands that young people are the present and should be valued as such.
The government is unrepresentative in obvious ways — the product of voter suppression, gerrymandering, the Electoral College, and the way we fund campaigns. The people are unrepresentative in not-so-obvious ways — rendered polarized and uninformed by the character of modern media and through polling, to reveal the worst of us, rather than the best. Lawyer and Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig share a message that is committedly nonpartisan and hopeful about reform.
How will the 2020 Election affect business? Will impeachment cause uncertainty in the market? Could we be looking at tectonic shifts in how healthcare is delivered in our country? Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Carl Bernstein takes on the issues that your organization cares about most to view the latest news cycle through the lens of business.