Phillip Jerez: Changing FL’s Political Landscape One Story at a Time

34 minutes

Phillip Jerez is a former teacher who got involved in local politics as a way of trying making a greater impact outside the classroom. That led him to stints working for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Shultz and serving as a Political Director for Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum's historical 2018 gubernatorial run.

Today, the Bronx-born, Columbia University graduate is President of Progress for Florida, a campaign consulting firm, which works to elect progressive candidates at every rung of the ladder.

We travel to CIC Miami to talk with Phillip about his career, the politics of identity, his deep appreciation for his older sister and the danger in telling a singular story.

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