Dem Talks: Ana & Elizabeth

May 5, 2020

In this week’s episodes of DemTalks….  

Ana Duarte McCarthy

As a young girl, Ana learned firsthand what discrimination feels like. It became her life’s work to bring awareness and change.

Elizabeth Graner

Liz loves words. Growing up in Pittsburgh in a large family of news-devouring Democrats, Liz learned how to turn a phrase and find the humor in just about anything. As a high school English teacher, both skills come in very handy with her high school seniors.

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  1. Carol Groote says:

    Enjoyed both of your presentations. It’s nice finding out more about you both and your backgrounds. Hoping to see you both again in the near future and getting back to work for our town, our county, and our country. Stay safe.


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