“Recruiting More Diverse Candidates Creates a Stronger, More Inclusive Democracy. ” Sayu Bhojwani on Bill Moyers. May 31, 2017. Web.
“When I do this work, I am that girl on that balcony in that small country that my parents chose to bring me to, wishing I had a political voice.
Like Maria Cruz Lee, a recent participant in our program, who never thought she’d say, “One day, I’d vote for myself,” I stand on the shoulders of my ancestors who felt silenced by fear. Our journey has been long, and there is a ways to go. But we are fueled by what New York City Council Member Carlos Menchaca calls our immigrant heart. A heart that is strong, open and unstoppable. A heart as American as any other.“