TIME National Correspondent Charlotte Alter and Chicago-based campaign manager Eli Stone discussed Alter’s book about young politicians who are changing the American political landscape during a Tuesday Family Action Network event.
Family Action Network, a non-profit organization that invites speakers from around the world each year, highlighted Alter’s novel “The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America.”
Lonnie Stonitsch, executive director of Family Action Network, explained that the 2021 speaker series aims to host discussions surrounding education, social justice and human development with the hope of creating a more informed and compassionate community.
Inspired by the increase in millennials in Congress the past few years, Alter examined what events led to the increase and how it might impact the future of politics.
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