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What Would It Take To Win - Shared screen with speaker view
Keven Mitchell
25:44
My laptop doesn't have a Camera
Tim Gutzeit
26:03
mine too
Stephen Smith
26:05
Welcome, everyone! Thanks for joining us today. Just so you have it, here are my phone and email (304.610.6512, Stephen@wvcantwait.com).
Stephen Smith
26:14
I'd welcome the chance to hear from any of you after today :)
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
26:40
Hello!
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
26:52
Video is required for this session please.
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
27:38
All attendees save emergency or true tech challenges must share video please!!!
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
28:01
Stephen, thank you for being with us today!
Jacqueline Hurt
29:09
Mine won't let me share video
shehnakhan
29:11
Can you all hear the speaker?
samueldillon
29:22
Yes I can
EmilyOThomas
29:25
Yes
Anna Hughes
29:27
Yes
Victor Emmanuel Rojas Velazquez
29:28
Definitely!
RaeAnne Reed
29:39
Yes
Brad
30:28
I am not sure if my video is working, the weather took out my power earlier and my internet is slowed
RaeAnne Reed
37:46
Kristi I definitely agree with what you were saying, and I appreciate your input! :)
Alyssa Gabbert
38:15
The pot holes need to be fixed in this state.
Jacqueline Hurt
38:23
Changing the opioid epidemic, better access to drug rehabilitation in WV
Anna Hughes
38:24
We were really both concerned with the status of education in the State.
Jacqueline Hurt
38:31
We both agreed on this.
Zack Tolley
38:31
Opioid epidemic
RaeAnne Reed
38:32
My partner mention improving the infrastructure in our state
Haleigh Bennett (She/Her)- University of Charleston
38:32
We both had an emphasis on the education system in the state
Kristi Barnett
38:34
Same to you Rae Anne!
EmilyOThomas
38:41
My partner was concerned about the status of the state within the opioid epidemic
Anna Byer
38:46
My partner had said working on child care in West Virginia, which could be a universal thing also.
Suzanne King
38:48
Suppression of voting rights
Fallon Gallimore
38:52
Diversification of industries and development of public transport system
kimspiezio
38:56
nursing shortage
Olivia Esposito
38:59
The cost of higher education
Elijah Newell
39:04
My partner was not familiar with WV, so she did not really know what she wanted to fix
Suzanne King
39:08
Brain drain
Kristi Barnett
39:14
Rae Anne would over haul the welfare system
Mackenzie Lanham
39:14
Pollution tax to encourage individuals to drive cars that have lower emissions/create less waste in an effort to limit environmental pollution.
Victor Emmanuel Rojas Velazquez
39:25
I didn’t get to put my answer in but before we returned to the main session Johannes talked about the population and how he thought the decrease in it was worrisome which does sound like an alarming issue
Keven Mitchell
39:49
My partner wants to improve younger peoples sports opportunities, specifically Soccer
RaeAnne Reed
40:16
specifically the abuse of the welfare system
Kelton Boblits
40:32
We both discussed how drugs have negatively impacted the people of our state. He focused more on the treatment of the individual and I focused more on the improving the stability of the family.
Elijah Newell
41:06
I want to learn something useful
Tim Gutzeit
41:09
Sorry i got kicked out because the wifi is not working good here
Jay Wildt
41:11
If you are running again!
Jacqueline Hurt
41:12
How to get more young people into WV. Zack has great ideas
Fallon Gallimore
41:16
How students can be involved in activism and having a direct impact on government and its policies
Stephen Smith
41:20
Stephen@wvcantwait.com, 304.610.6512
Alex
41:21
my partner was seeking more info on the state of the abortion debate here, I tried to fill her in a bit. I'm interested in actionable advice on how to get started working
Haleigh Bennett (She/Her)- University of Charleston
41:22
How can we as students help in the fight to make wv a peoples government
Suzanne King
41:23
How to stop young people from leaving the state.
Mackenzie Lanham
41:27
Discuss exactly what is a people's gov't
Anna Hughes
41:28
How can we can effectively communicate ideals and what we would like to see changed?
Keven Mitchell
41:32
My partner and I wanted to know how a peoples government would run, such as the system
kimspiezio
41:41
what's the difference b/n a people's govt and a republic
Olivia Esposito
41:58
How to close the political gap in the state.
Stephen Smith
42:59
stephen@wvcantwait.com, 304.610.6512
Stephen Smith
51:35
https://www.vox.com/2014/4/18/5624310/martin-gilens-testing-theories-of-american-politics-explained.
Stephen Smith
59:03
"my day care bill is more than my mortgage"
Jay Wildt
01:00:56
sausage and laws...
Tim Gutzeit
01:02:45
Can you maybe tell us what you think that have to be improved in wv?
Stephen Smith
01:03:08
https://wvcantwait.com/platform-plans/
Stephen Smith
01:07:04
https://prospect.org/politics/peoples-platform-rises-in-west-virginia/
Stephen Smith
01:09:04
1. Win power at the ballot box
Stephen Smith
01:10:16
Run for office yourself...
Stephen Smith
01:10:58
Help someone else to run for office
Stephen Smith
01:11:37
Municipal ballot initiatives
Stephen Smith
01:12:16
2. Help folks govern
Stephen Smith
01:13:04
Volunteer at the Capitol
Stephen Smith
01:13:16
Policy research
Stephen Smith
01:13:32
Mental health services, safety fund
Stephen Smith
01:14:36
3. We back the people who are doing the work that government fails to do
Stephen Smith
01:14:48
Start or join a food bank or harm reduction program
Stephen Smith
01:15:04
Start a union or organize a strike in your workplace
Stephen Smith
01:15:19
Run a campaign on your campus
Stephen Smith
01:16:15
Hometown Hero program -- $2k
Stephen Smith
01:16:56
Organizer Apprenticeships - $30k,
Anna Hughes
01:18:51
Yes! Yes! Yes!
Stephen Smith
01:24:00
https://forms.gle/w16gmKESvbCzvN3n6
kimspiezio
01:26:57
we want to be policy analysts
Stephen Smith
01:27:16
No matter what you were interested in, please reach out, I'd love to help. Stephen@wvcantwait.com, 304.610.6512
Jay Wildt
01:27:25
policy research and harm reduction
Stephen Smith
01:27:43
Stephen@wvcantwait.com, 304.610.6512
Stephen Smith
01:28:57
https://forms.gle/w16gmKESvbCzvN3n6
Jay Wildt
01:30:12
Biggest lesson from your candidacy?
Keven Mitchell
01:30:42
How will a people's government compete against the Two party system?
Anna Hughes
01:32:18
A former UC student and Outstanding Student is thinking about running. She is Muslim. She is brilliant. I would love to have her as a representative. I have to be honest that I am worried about her safety. Thoughts?
Keven Mitchell
01:36:04
Thank you for your answer!
Fallon Gallimore
01:39:14
Thank you for your time and insights!
Jacqueline Hurt
01:39:14
Thank you!
Stephen Smith
01:39:15
stephen@wvcantwait.com, 304.610.6512
Alex
01:39:19
thank you
Anna Byer
01:39:24
Thank you for your time!
Tim Gutzeit
01:39:25
thank you
Aaron Rawlings
01:39:25
Thank you
EmilyOThomas
01:39:26
Thank you!!
Anna Hughes
01:39:28
Great session!!
Haleigh Bennett (She/Her)- University of Charleston
01:39:28
Thank you!!
Olivia Esposito
01:39:28
Thank you!
kimspiezio
01:39:28
thank you
Alyssa Gabbert
01:39:30
thanks
RaeAnne Reed
01:39:32
Thank you!
samueldillon
01:39:32
Thank you
Brad
01:39:33
Thank you!
Jay Wildt
01:39:34
Thank you!
Jacob Slate
01:39:39
Thank you!
Ashley Luster
01:39:41
Thank you!
Anna Byer
01:39:41
Thank you Sidra