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Luke Squire, OC โ€™11, (center) converses with Councilman Marcus Madison (left) at the Celebrating Young Leaders in Politics event in Washington, D.C. Squire, along with Poy Winichakul, OC โ€˜11, recently founded a political action commit- tee which aims to urge young, progressive candidates to run for office.

LaunchProgress Sees Success in Primary Season

September 19, 2014

Luke Squire and Poy Winichakul, both OC โ€™11, are trying to upset the political status quo. Just over a year after starting LaunchProgress, a non- profit and political action committee devoted to electing young progressive candidates to public office, the two Oberlin grads are seeing the fruits of their labor as the 2014 election cycle heats up. The two students chaired the Oberlin College Democrats together and taught an ExCo on civic engagement to try to bring some of their politic...

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