By Kirk Clay Have we spent too many years overlooking the real challenges of our economy? Are there still […]
Kirk Clay Sr.Kirk Clay Sr. is a Senior Advisor, Analyst and Strategist. Currently, he leads many efforts. He is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of Capitol View Advisors. This includes publicly representing the collaborative, overseeing acquisition and guiding the overall program implementation with institutional and individual contributors. Before that, Kirk Clay served as a Senior Advisor to PowerPAC+ where he built and led management systems, structures, and measures for the “start-up” business. Recently, he led an independent expenditure to elect U.S. Senator Cory Booker. Also, he served as the national field director during the 2008 primary season where he raised $10 million and led an effort that mobilized more than 500,000 voters in ten states. Between 2008 and 2011, Mr. Clay was the National Civic Engagement Director for the NAACP where he was responsible for developing and implementing political research, advocacy and training agenda. Under his leadership, the NAACP executed three 4.0 style voter mobilization campaigns and a national census effort to increase civic participation rates in 2008, 2009, and 2010. Mr. Clay’s background includes serving as the Treasurer for the PTA, Director of Outreach for Common Cause, Deputy Director for the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Deputy Field Director for People For the American Way, Vice Chair of the Census Information Center Steering Committee, Lead Trainer / Administrator for Democratic National Committee, White House Intern and Senior Advisor. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and three children. His hobbies include traveling, cooking, and listening to jazz. He is a popular political blogger and is active on twitter @kirkclay and Blog: kirkclay.com capitolviewadvisors.com
#GA123: Politicians Should Be About More Than Impeachment – Freedom Summer ‘64 to Freedom Fall ‘14
By Kirk Clay If you read the most popular headlines today, you would think that these are unequivocally the worst […]
The Children of Freedom Summer 1964 Will Soon Be Leaders of Freedom Fall 2014 #GA123
By Kirk Clay The seeds planted 50 years ago in Mississippi during Freedom Summer are in full bloom. The children […]
Election 2014: Georgia 1+2+3 = Modern Voting Rights Movement #GA123
By Kirk Clay “Voting Rights Groups Using Social Media To Amplify Their Political Voice #GA123” Last week, I participated […]
Election 2014: Governor Christie, McDonnell, and Scott – What Do They All Have In Common?
By Kirk Clay 3 Things You May Not Know About Voters of Color in New Jersey, Virginia, and Florida What […]
HOPE DESERVES A SIMPLE VOTE, NOT ANOTHER SHOWDOWN
HOPE DESERVES A SIMPLE VOTE, NOT ANOTHER SHOWDOWN.
Election 2014: Democrats Can Win Back the House, By Fixing It
By Kirk Clay The best part of my Thanksgiving weekend was sitting around the table with family debating the upcoming […]