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Michael Chameides

Communications Director
Rural Democracy Inititiave

Michael is Rural Democracy Initiative’s Communications Director and supports a rural network to engage communities and advocate for meaningful policy. As an elected official in rural Columbia County, NY, he led effective initiatives for immigrant safety, affordable housing, and public transit. As the previous chair of his local Democratic committee, he realigned the progressive coalition, helping to elect Black, Bangladeshi, and antiracist white leaders and Hudson, NY’s first Black mayor.

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