Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Creative Consulting Services
Richard's deep-rooted passion for progressive politics led him to establish Creative Consulting Services, his own political consulting firm. With a background in labor advocacy, Richard recognizes the importance of fair wages and workers' rights. Currently, he represents One Fair Wage in the ongoing battle to eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped workers in Chicago. As a national board member and treasurer of "Our Revolution" (OR), a progressive political action organization originating from Senator Bernie Sanders's 2016 presidential campaign, Richard actively engages voters, promotes political participation, and mobilizes support for progressive candidates. Richard's expertise extends beyond his involvement with OR and One Fair Wage. He has managed numerous campaigns throughout Illinois and has demonstrated effective leadership and ability to WIN. Through Creative Consulting Services, Richard provides strategic guidance and tailored solutions to political campaigns, empowering candidates and organizations to effectively convey their messages and connect with voters. His comprehensive understanding of the political landscape, combined with his unwavering commitment to progressive values, positions him as a trusted advisor and advocate for positive change. Richard's multifaceted engagement in politics, including his consulting firm, grassroots organizing, national board membership, showcases his dedication to advancing progressive ideals and striving for a more equitable society.

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