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Host of radio’s nationally syndicated The Richard Fowler Show, Democratic Messaging Expert, and Millennial Engagement Specialist, Richard Fowler is an advocate for youth and social policy reform. Formerly serving as the Advocacy Director of The Young Democrats of America, Richard is now the Executive Director of Generational Alliance, a progressive youth engagement organization, and is currently working on his first book, analyzing the power of the millienial in business, politics, and American culture. Fowler frequently appears on Fox News, MSNBC, and C-SPAN, in addition to international outlets such as RT, CTV, CCTV, NDTV, NHK, Al Jazeera English and ITV, as well as local outlets across the country. He was a 2012 Democratic National Convention Delegate.

The Richard Fowler Show can be heard in over 9.1 million homes internationally and is a partner in the TYT Network, a multi-channel network on YouTube specializing in political talk shows. Richard has been a regular fill-in achor on Current TV and RTTV and currently serves as the official guest host for The Full Court Press with Bill Press. A native of Fort Lauderdale, Richard got his first taste of politics at a young age when he went with his mother into the voting booth to pull the lever for Bill Clinton for President. After that auspicious start, Richard began his involvement in politics. As a young man he volunteered on numerous local races in Florida, including former Attorney General Janet Reno’s gubernatorial campaign.

From registering and organizing more than a thousand young voters in Florida for the NAACP -- to being a campaign manager in the District of Columbia, Richard has used his experience to advise youth, minority and female candidates. Richard has been a featured speaker at the Center For American Progress, National Council of La Raza’s National Conference, College Democrats of America, United States Student Association, the American Councils on International Education, the Young Democrats of America, over twenty different foreign delegations, and numerous colleges and universities. He has trained nearly 2,000 young people about the importance of image and messaging in the political arena.

Entries by Richard Fowler

The Millennial Solution - Iraq's Peaceful End

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 11:58 AM

Co-authored by Mike LaSusa, Marcus D. Banks, & Rich Webster.

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The Millennial generation grew up with the Iraq War. We grew up with our classmates being shipped off to fight faraway battles. We grew up watching Operation Iraqi Freedom unfold on our television...

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Our Voice, Our Vote!

(1) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 5:39 PM

Yesterday morning, while watching Morning Joe, a conversation came up about the ever-changing 2016 GOP presidential field. When the discussion turned to who would be the best candidate for young voters, I watched in horror as three old guys pontificated about what young folks are thinking.

Now to be honest,...

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Dear Abby: An Open Letter to MSNBC's Huntsman About Social Security

(132) Comments | Posted March 16, 2014 | 2:29 PM

Last week MSNBC's Abby Huntsman expressed some strong opinions about Social Security. That's her right and her privilege. Unfortunately, she also made some inaccurate and misleading statements. (See Michael Hiltzik in the Los Angeles Times for details.)

As the saying goes, we are entitled to our own opinions...

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I Stand With the NAACP!

(1) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 4:14 PM

Over the past few weeks, I have appeared on the Hannity television program to defend the NAACP. As a result of those appearances, I have faced an onslaught of criticism from conservative bloggers & tweeters. I would like to take a moment to address publicly exactly why I...

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Living Wage, Will You Be My Valentine?

(1) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 11:08 AM

In just a couple hours, men and women across the country will get dressed up for a wonderful evening at their favorite restaurants with fancy chocolates and flowers galore. As we celebrate another Valentine's Day, let's take a moment to think about who is preparing those chocolates, cutting those flowers,...

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