Max Micallef, a driven progressive, is a Purchase College student majoring in political science with a minor in sociology. He is involved in multiple areas of politics & advocacy, including voter outreach coordinating and is an annual speaker & fundraiser for a walking event under the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. He is also a contributor on the civic engagement platform, Bipolitics.com Some of his political interests include incorporating new contemplative and empathetic forms of political counseling, conducting and partaking in interviews, and politics/government beyond our party system (and integrating 3rd parties). Max is the LGBTQ+ Facilitator for the N.Y.P.A.N. chapter Progressive East End Reformers and continues to advocate for gay rights, awareness and education. He is also the self-published author of the poetry book titled, "Of Love and Mental Health".
How to Remember That You Are Love in Our Current State of Affairs
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“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS