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National Political Leader, Civil Rights Lawyer, Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress, and Bestselling Author

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Steve Phillips is a national political leader, civil rights lawyer, and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. A leader in politics for 30 years–from advancing the Jesse Jackson presidential campaigns in the 1980s to establishing the country’s first super PAC aimed at supporting Barak Obama’s bid for president–Phillips has had a front-row seat to our nation’s extraordinary demographic and political changes.In 1992 he became the youngest person ever elected to public office in San Francisco and went on to serve as president of the Board of Education. He is co-founder of, a social justice organization that conducted the largest independent voter mobilization efforts backing Barack Obama, Cory Booker, and Kamala Harris. In 2014, he co-authored the first-ever audit of Democratic Party spending and was named one of “America’s Top 50 Influencers” by Campaigns and Elections magazine. He has appeared on multiple national radio and television networks including NBC, CNN, Fox News, and TV One. He lives in San Francisco. Brown is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority is his debut book.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Steve Phillips and other top speakers and celebrities.

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