"I want to change the political climate as we know it. Make it more progressive – we need to embrace change. I want [West Virginia] to be in the forefront of progress, not last.”Continue reading »
“'Who Speaks Up For Us?' Jefferson County Woman Seeks to Redress Representative Imbalance in Legislature"
“I know what it’s like to be marginalized. My family, a working family, barely survived the recession. I know what it’s like to experience racism. I’ve experienced sexism. So, who stands up for us? Who speaks up for us?”Continue reading »
The PCCC endorsed 30 of these candidates in its 2016 Power List, which recognizes rising stars in state and local politics. Twenty-one of them are women and half are people of color — two groups that are consistently underrepresented in public office.Continue reading »
“I’ve never thought West Virginia is a conservative state or a red state,” said Sammi Brown, federal campaign director for the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition. “It’s really easy to believe that right now, but what it was was a rejection of the power paradigm. What we are is very populist."Continue reading »
"There is a revolt brewing in West Virginia politics... 31 progressive democrats running for congress at the state or national level this year in West Virginia, including... Sammi Brown, a former AFL-CIO field organizer."Continue reading »