In this episode, Q chats with her friend Cornell Woolridge about civics, the impact of digital media on our engagement with the political process, and the need to unplug once in a while.
Cornell Woolridge, is Founder/President of CivicSolve LLC, a Civic Empowerment Consultant Firm founded in Building Better Communities Through Civic Empowerment.
Raised in the South and educated in the North, Cornell often walks the line between Southern Hospitality and Brutal Honesty. When he's not working with various communities to build community and civic capacity, Cornell is known to write creatively, inhale non-fiction podcasts and documentaries, cook, sing and generally enjoy people.
Cornell has run political campaigns in Texas and Massachusetts, coordinated issue campaigns in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania as well as national grassroots advocacy for the Epilepsy Foundation of America and served as a civic engagement consultant for the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities.
He holds a B.A. in English (Creative Writing) from Skidmore College, M.S. in Ethics & Public Policy from Suffolk University and Graduate Certification in Transformative Leadership from Maryland University of Integrative Health.