Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Melissa Byrne

Project Springboard

Melissa is the founder of Project Springboard a new space to organize defaulted student loan borrowers and parents of future college students to fight for loan forgiveness and free college. In her career, she led campaigns to work for economic, racial, and gender justice. She elected progressives to office up and down the ticket. She also has strong feelings about tech companies actively empowering hatred in order to make profits. Reach out to her to talk about student loans or to collaborate on action planning.