A Conversation with David Axelrod and Audra Wilson

New opportunities to shape policy and make systemic change in light of the recent election.

The recent, historic election came at a turbulent moment in American history. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the systemic inequities and structural racism that many communities experience daily.

On December 2, 2020, Shriver Center President & CEO Audra Wilson and David Axelrod discussed the implications of the election and new opportunities to shape policy and make systemic change. Formerly a senior advisor to President Barack Obama, David Axelrod is a Senior Political Commentator on CNN, Director of the University of Chicago Institute on Politics, host of The Axe Files podcast, and a past recipient of the Sargent Shriver Equal Justice Award.

Read Audra Wilson’s reflections on the 2020 election, and learn more about the Shriver Center’s legislative agenda for the coming year.

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