Shawna Vercher is a leading political media strategist, author, television host, activist, lecturer, community organizer, analyst and media proprietor. She regularly speaks out on humanitarian issues as a fearless advocate for speaking truth to power. Her book A Fearless Voice: How a National Scandal Made Me an Advocate for Building a Better America has been renowned as an honest and heartbreaking look at our unjust institutions and how we can work together as Americans to improve them.
Ms. Vercher is the co-founder and president of Democracy Legacy Network and a Senior Partner at Second Line Consulting, one of the leading technology media companies in the country. Shawna has worked for notable figures and brands such as Fortune 100 companies, award-winning celebrities and campaigns for President, Governor and Congress. She has successfully leveraged digital and print media across multiple platforms to pass to pass Federal and state legislation in areas including juvenile justice, women’s health, religious discrimination, and education.
Shawna’s passion is motivating people to mobilize for positive change and, together with a national team of experts, she has built multiple successful enterprises dedicated to exactly that.
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Shawna Vercher, Democracy Legacy President, attended Say Her Name: 20 years of Intersectionality in Action presented by the African American Policy Forum in New York City on June 10, 2017. The Gala event was held Saturday night at the Lerner Hall from 6:00...read more
St. Petersburg, FL - Vel Thompson is on a quest to let America know that Stand Your Ground is not the only thing stealing the lives of African-American teenagers in Florida. Her son, Michael Morgan, was taken from her over twenty years ago...read more