2021 is going to be a hard year.
The coronavirus pandemic is far from over as we struggle to vaccinate our most vulnerable population. Political unrest continues to plague the U.S. with Trump trying his damnedest to spark controversy and stay relevant. While 2020 can be marked by it’s massive social movements, the fight for justice and accountability on many fronts has not yet been won.
But I’m feeling encouraged.
Gary Chambers ––activist, passionate leader and a dear friend of mine –– just announced he’s officially entering the congressional race in Louisiana.
He’s running to replace Cedric Richmond, who has stepped down to serve as a Senior Adviser to President-elect Joe Biden. This special election is only 11 weeks away, which means we’ve got a limited amount of time to back this revolutionary candidate and get the word out to the people of Louisiana.
I am not easily impressed, especially by politicians, but Gary isn’t your average candidate. He is an honest, hardworking man looking to create positive, lasting change in his community. While that should be the goal of every candidate, this is rarely the case. In a system where people like Gary are the exception rather than the rule, it is extremely important that they have as much support as possible.
One way you can get to know Gary and what he stands for is by watching his brilliant campaign video. I’m being 100 percent honest when I say that I was absolutely blown away by it, and let me tell you why.
Gary made this video without a script, without notes, all just off the dome.
I talk for a living and have for years. I’ll tell you right now, the speech Gary gives in this video is better than anything I could have done. This type of work is not easy, but he makes it look effortless.
It goes to show how educated Gary is on the issues he’s working so hard to improve, and how equipped he is in dealing with them.
On today’s episode of The Breakdown, Shaun encourages everyone to join the fight to elect Gary to Congress.
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