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 & government, including voter outreach coordinating/managing, journalism and advocacy. Max was a News Writer for NONPART News, and has been a contributor for The Student Post. Max is currently 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. Max is also an annual speaker & fundraiser for a walking event under the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and is also the published author of the poetry book titled, "Of Love and Mental Health". Some of his interests include incorporating contemplative and empathetic forms into political counseling, conducting and partaking in interviews, and politics/government beyond the party system (and 3rd party analysis).
How to Remember That You Are Love in Our Current State of Affairs
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- MARCUS AURELIUS