Speaker Profile

Eddie Kurtz

Executive Director
Courage Campaign

Trained as a theatre director in a previous life, Eddie has served in various roles at Courage Campaign since he joined the team in 2011. The largest online political organization in California with more than one million members, Courage Campaign fights for a more progressive California and country. In 2015, Courage is leading organizing efforts to address the state's historic drought. These include campaigns to end water bottling during the drought and develop a sustainable, 21st Century water system that will allow California to flourish. Originally from Kansas City, Eddie is a proud graduate of the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs, as well as Washington University in St. Louis and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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