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Who is the "Tea Party?" – My Tax Day Video

Who is the “Tea Party?” A college student. A coal miner. Check this out video from Tax Day, where I shadowed supporters of the “Tea Party,” (which was initiated by Freedom Works), and were out engaging the government about what’s going on in their lives. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhaD1g9-Dp8[/youtube] As a side note, finally! I am back. As…

Mobile Producer – Ideating a Job Description

Important Qualities Originally uploaded by ericaamerica08 Today I applied for a job as a Mobile Producer at Allbritton Communications – the parent company of Politico that is about to launch a new news organization, one that will serve the Washington, D.C. metro area and work to shape the “future of local news.” Not long after…

THOUSANDS OF IMMIGRANTS LINE UP FOR CHANGE

Thousands March on Washington Originally uploaded by ericaamerica08 Thousands of illegal immigrants fearlessly met  today on the National Mall. With an estimated 100,000 people in tow, the presence of illegal immigrants and activists from states like Illinois, Rhode Island, California and Florida, seemed to offer a physical reminder that they want to be next up…

Big Ideas Big Action: Capital Ideation

Thanks to Peter Corbett of iStartegy Labs, Goldy Kamali of FedScoop, and the other hosts, sponsors and participants at Big Ideas Big Action (BIBA). The conference was filled with people from the private and public sectors, non profits, academic institutions — and entrepreneurs who spanned across each. They key to the program was coming up…