Posted May 1, 2013 at 8:46 PM
by Matthew Metz, National Communications Director, College Democrats of America
I have been interested in public service since my high school AP Government class at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg, Vermont. This class not only introduced me to government and politics from an academic standpoint, but the teacher noted my passion for the subject and encouraged me to get involved in the 2008 presidential election. Taking his advice, I went to Democracy for America, where I made my first campaign calls. From that moment on, I was hooked.
At Kenyon College, I continued my activism in Democratic politics. I joined the Kenyon College Democrats and started volunteering on behalf of local Democratic candidates and causes with the Knox County Democratic Party. During the summers, I sought internship opportunities to ...Read More »