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Priorities USA Announces New Staff

Priorities USA Announces New Staff

Priorities USA Announces New Staff
Priorities USA, the largest Democratic Party super PAC, has announced two senior leadership hires. Aneesa McMillanhas been named Director of Strategic Communications. She was most recently the Communications Advisor for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio. Prior to that, McMillan held several senior communications positions, including as Deputy Communications Director for former MN Congressman Keith Ellison during his bid for DNC Chair. She also served as the South Carolina Communications Director on Senator Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) 2016 presidential campaign. The 2007 University of Alabama graduate, who earned her Master’s degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, began her career as a Press Assistant to Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL)Kristal Knight has joined the organization as the Political Director. She most recently served as the Founding Executive Director of Emerge Tennessee, where she trained Democratic women to run for elected office across the state and worked across the national Emerge network training affiliate states. Prior to that, Knight worked on several campaigns, including as the Political Director for Phil Bredesen’s 2018 Senate campaign in Tennessee, and as an Export Organizer on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She’s also a campaign alum of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign and former DC Mayor Adrian Fenty’s reelection campaign. The Howard University graduate earned a Master's degree from University College London. More about them here.

Black Wages Lag Despite Record-Level Economic Growth

Black Wages Lag Despite Record-Level Economic Growth

CAPASA Announces 2019 Executive Board

CAPASA Announces 2019 Executive Board