EP 03: Bruce Clark Gets Fired Up About Social Justice

by | Jun 6, 2019 | Episodes

Bruce Clark is the Executive Director of Digital Charlotte — an organization committed to empowering organizations to provide digital inclusion resources to their communities. In this episode, he opens up about his work on the 2008 Obama campaign, the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and what it was like to run – and lose – for city council in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Discussion topics and key ideas:

  • What it means to him to be a “lovable loser
  • How failure is only a mid-way point toward success
  • Why the book Make Time helps him feel like less of a failure
  • What he’d do differently if he ran for political office again
  • Why digital inclusion is so critical is so critical role in our society, economy, & democracy
  • Where Charlotte, NC ranks in terms of “economic mobility” & how we can do better


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