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Amanda Brown to Speak at Fisher Forum Spotlight on Rock The Vote
Fisher College is pleased to announce that Amanda Brown, Director of Development at Rock the Vote, will speak at Fisher College's Convocation Speaker Series on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:30pm in Alumni Hall at Fisher College, 118 Beacon Street, Boston. Ms. Brown will discuss how Rock the Vote inspires younger generations to vote and build political power in the U.S. This event will be open to the public and free of charge.
Amanda Brown's personal commitment to the Rock the Vote cause is to build the political power of the Millennial generation so they can create the social and political change they desire. Prior to joining the Rock the Vote team, Amanda worked in the Obama Administration. Most recently as the Advisor for Strategic Planning at the U.S. Department of Energy, she developed strategy for Secretary Chu's medium and long-term agenda, making recommendations concerning the priorities of both the Department leadership and the Administration generally. In 2009, Amanda served as the Assistant to the Director in the White House Office of Political Affairs. Amanda graduated from Dartmouth College with a double major in Government and Sociology in 2007.
"We are thrilled to have Amanda speak to our students about the mission of Rock the Vote at our upcoming Fisher Forum," states Dr. Thomas M. McGovern, President of Fisher College. "Here at Fisher, we are dedicated to encouraging our students to become active members of society and to be a moving force in the change they desire in their communities and country."
About Rock the Vote
Founded twenty-one years ago at the intersection of popular culture and politics, Rock the Vote has registered more than five million young people to vote and has become a trusted source of information for young people about registering to vote and casting a ballot. Rock the Vote uses music, popular culture, new technologies, and grassroots organizing to motivate and mobilize young people in our country to participate in every election, with the goal of seizing the power of the youth vote to create political and social change.