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An Honorable Profession: a podcast that features rising Democratic leaders, brought to you by the NewDEAL and featuring hosts Ryan Coonerty & Debbie Cox Bultan. Leaders share their personal stories, and discuss ways to restore trust in government, as well as sanity in politics, in an insane era. Follow us on Twitter @newdealleaders, Instagram @newdealleaders, and facebook.com/NewDEALLeaders/

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    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

An Honorable Profession: a podcast that features rising Democratic leaders, brought to you by the NewDEAL and featuring hosts Ryan Coonerty & Debbie Cox Bultan. Leaders share their personal stories, and discuss ways to restore trust in government, as well as sanity in politics, in an insane era. Follow us on Twitter @newdealleaders, Instagram @newdealleaders, and facebook.com/NewDEALLeaders/

    Jordan Harris Brings People Together to Achieve Criminal Justice Reform

    Jordan Harris Brings People Together to Achieve Criminal Justice Reform

    Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Pennsylvania Representative Jordan Harris, who is leading on police and criminal justice reform in his state. They talk about his role as the Democratic Caucus Whip, his work to build a big tent party in Pennsylvania, and his success in building a bipartisan coalition to reform the criminal justice system.

    • 45 min
    Will Jawando Wants Transparency and Accountability in Public Safety

    Will Jawando Wants Transparency and Accountability in Public Safety

    NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Montgomery County, MD Councilmember Will Jawando, a national leader on police reform, about building transparency and accountability for law enforcement, the impact of the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, and how to ensure we rebuild equitably post-COVID.

    • 48 min
    Andria McClellan Builds Climate Resiliency in Norfolk

    Andria McClellan Builds Climate Resiliency in Norfolk

    In a special Earth Day episode, NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Norfolk, VA Councilmember Andria McClellan about her work to address flooding and build resiliency against the impacts of climate change in her hometown.

    • 33 min
    Quinton Lucas Invests in Those at Risk

    Quinton Lucas Invests in Those at Risk

    Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Kansas City, MO Mayor Quinton Lucas about his journey from childhood homelessness and poverty to heading a major American city, his work to invest in his city's at-risk youth, and address financial instability with affordable housing and free public transit.

    • 24 min
    Natalia Macker Shines a Light on Wyoming Women

    Natalia Macker Shines a Light on Wyoming Women

    NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Natalia Macker, Chair of the Teton County, WY Commissioner, about her vision for achieving a more equitable society as Wyoming builds back better from the pandemic, and her work to support women through policy and encourage them to lead for progress.

    • 43 min
    Nan Whaley Is a Mayor's Mayor

    Nan Whaley Is a Mayor's Mayor

    Host Ryan Coonerty talks to Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley about the challenges she's steered her city through, including the tragic mass shooting in 2019 that claimed 9 lives, and her work to use government as an instrument for good.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

proudbruin ,

Inspiring!

Just what I need to hear to stay inspired in our country. Thank you

Jamie Elle ,

Local leaders paving the way forward!

Great podcast! Brings you in to the hearts and minds of rising star leaders in the Democratic Party revealing their dedication and passion to solve problems and develop a better future across their communities. All politics is local and the Honorable profession brings you into the living room of local politics and inspires us to pay attention, get involved and support our public servants.

RJDann ,

Hope for the future !

Great podcast that showcases future leaders in the Democratic Party. If you need a break from the often depressing and demoralizing politics in DC, then this is the podcast for you. You get to hear about the work these young elected officials are doing in a boots-on-the-ground approach that really helps the listener get to know them. Inspiring!

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