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Smart Citizen

By Emily Bose

Empowering Americans to understand their system of government and use their voice in the process.
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3 Ways to Be a Smart Citizen During the Holidays (with your kids)
3 Ways to Be a Smart Citizen During the Holidays (with your kids)
Three ways to be a Smart Citizen and invest in your community during the holiday season. Plus, ways to get your kids involved in community and being a good citizen during holiday breaks while they have a bit more time on their hands. Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com Sound from Zapsplat.com Cool map: Map Vectors by Vecteezy
06:54
December 21, 2020
How Does the Presidential Election Work?
How Does the Presidential Election Work?
A quick overview of the process for the US Presidential Election.   Hosted by Emily Bose  You can find the infographic here: http://smartcitizenusa.com/ Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com Sound from Zapsplat.com
09:51
December 10, 2020
We Voted in the 2020 Election...Now What?
We Voted in the 2020 Election...Now What?
We voted in the general election on November 3rd, but there are still many ways to engage and stay connected to what's happening in our local communities. Learn more on our website http://smartcitizenusa.com Hosted by Emily Bose Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
07:12
November 30, 2020
Make a Plan to Vote
Make a Plan to Vote
We're almost there! Election Day is in less than a week away and it is more important than ever to make a plan to vote and then actually go do it.    To learn more about Mail-In Voting specifically - check out my video - 5 Fast FAQ About Mail-In Voting: https://youtu.be/_9YQLTsj57I  To learn more about how to prepare to vote using a sample ballot, watch this video: https://youtu.be/nlHq1XIDwO0  Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
06:49
October 30, 2020
Mental Health Advocacy on City Council - Interview with Michael Berlucchi
Mental Health Advocacy on City Council - Interview with Michael Berlucchi
Our conversation with Michael Berlucchi, incumbent Virginia Beach City Council Candidate, Rose Hall District. We discussed the importance of mental health in the broader community, equality & fairness, transparency, arts & culture development, and more! You can learn more about Michael here: https://berlucchiforcouncil.com  Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
56:19
October 29, 2020
Should Every Student Go to College? Joanna Moran Interview
Should Every Student Go to College? Joanna Moran Interview
Our conversation with Joanna Moran, candidate for Virginia Beach School Board, Rose Hall district. You can learn more about Jessica at https://www.joannamoran.com.   We discussed misconceptions about skilled laborers, vocational training, school discipline, and more. Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
54:51
October 29, 2020
Do Teachers Have a School Discipline Toolkit? Interview with Jessica Owens
Do Teachers Have a School Discipline Toolkit? Interview with Jessica Owens
Our conversation with Jessica Owens, incumbent Virginia Beach School Board candidate, Rose Hall district. Learn more about Jessica at https://www.jessicaowensvbschoolboard.com We discuss school discipline, foster care, diversity of perspectives, and more!   Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
52:51
October 27, 2020
Does Jody Wagner Support Defunding the Police? Jody Wagner Interview
Does Jody Wagner Support Defunding the Police? Jody Wagner Interview
Our conversation with Virginia Beach Mayoral candidate Jody Wagner. We discuss economic development, flood mitigation, police reform, and more! You can learn more about Jody at https://jodyformayor.com Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
52:57
October 26, 2020
Five Fast FAQ About Mail-In Voting in 2020
Five Fast FAQ About Mail-In Voting in 2020
Tune in for 5 Fast FAQ about mail-in voting in 2020. The deadlines listed here are specific to Virginia, but the information should be applicable no matter what state you live in and help you know what to look for in your state. Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
04:14
October 24, 2020
Do City Council Decisions Work for Young Families? Jessica Abbott Interview
Do City Council Decisions Work for Young Families? Jessica Abbott Interview
Our conversation with Jessica Abbott, incumbent Virginia Beach City Council candidate, Kempsville District. We discussed flood mitigation, public transportation, how City Council really works, and so much more! You can learn more about Jessica here: https://jessicapabbottvb.com Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
01:02:00
October 23, 2020
What is City Council doing for SWAM Businesses? Interview with Sabrina Wooten
What is City Council doing for SWAM Businesses? Interview with Sabrina Wooten
Our conversation with Sabrina Wooten, incumbent Virginia Beach City Council candidate, Centerville District. We discussed SWAM businesses, flood mitigation, and police reform. You can learn more about Sabrina here: http://sabrinawooten.com.   Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa  Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa   Subscribe to the Smart Citizen Podcast:  Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SC_ApplePodcasts  Spotify: http://bit.ly/SC_SpotifyPodcasts  Anchor: https://anchor.fm/smartcitizenusa  Google Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SC_GooglePodcasts  Overcast: http://bit.ly/SC_Overcast   Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
17:05
October 22, 2020
A Developer's Perspective on City Council - Garry Hubbard Interview
A Developer's Perspective on City Council - Garry Hubbard Interview
Our conversation with Garry Hubbard, candidate for Virginia Beach City Council, Rose Hall District. We talked about development, infrastructure, flooding, and more! Learn more about Garry here: https://www.facebook.com/GarryHubbardforVBCC Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
53:49
October 21, 2020
Is the School Board Transparent? Interview with Victoria Manning
Is the School Board Transparent? Interview with Victoria Manning
Our conversation with Victoria Manning, incumbent candidate for Virginia Beach School Board. We talk about School Board transparency, grading standards, school discipline, and challenges in collaboration on the School Board. Learn more about Vicky here: http://www.manningvbsb.com Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa  Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa
55:58
October 21, 2020
What is the City Council Doing for You? - Rosemary Wilson Interview
What is the City Council Doing for You? - Rosemary Wilson Interview
Our conversation with Rosemary Wilson, incumbent Virginia Beach City Council Candidate, At Large. We talked about the Transatlantic high-speed cable, new companies coming to Virginia Beach, COVID-19 response, and how the City Council and School Board work together. Learn more about Rosemary at http://www.rosemarywilson.org Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
59:15
October 20, 2020
Are Teacher's Perspectives Heard? - Interview with Beverly Anderson
Are Teacher's Perspectives Heard? - Interview with Beverly Anderson
Our conversation with Beverly Anderson, incumbent School Board Candidate - At Large. We discussed the importance of all day kindergarten, the challenges of teaching during COVID, how public feedback impacts School Board decisions, and more! Learn more about Beverly at https://bev4schoolboard.com. Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
15:01
October 19, 2020
Are We Keeping Everyone Safe? - Interview with Lauren Logan
Are We Keeping Everyone Safe? - Interview with Lauren Logan
Join our interview with Lauren Logan, candidate for Virginia Beach School Board, At Large. We discuss the School Board's plans for COVID-19 phase back, promoting workforce programs for students, and finding ways to team-build on the School Board to help bring more collaboration. Learn more about Lauren at http://laurenloganvb.com Let’s learn together! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel Shoutout to BenSound for the great background music. https://www.bensound.com
54:19
October 18, 2020
Building Resilience Through Adversity - Interview with Jen Franklin
Building Resilience Through Adversity - Interview with Jen Franklin
Our conversation with Jen Franklin - candidate for the Virginia Beach School Board, Kempsville District. We talked about building resilience through adversity, finding a common mission on the school board, and creating workforce opportunities. Learn more about Jen here: https://jenfranklinforvb.com Let’s learn together! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa Watch the full conversation on YouTube: https://bit.ly/SC_YouTubeChannel
52:02
October 16, 2020
Experienced Teacher Runs for Re-Election - Interview with Trenace Riggs
Experienced Teacher Runs for Re-Election - Interview with Trenace Riggs
Our interview with Trenace Riggs, incumbent Virginia Beach School Board Candidate - Centerville. We discussed the role of the School Board, teacher pay cuts, all-day kindergarden, and COVID-19 phase back plans. Learn more about Trenace at https://trenaceriggs.com Let’s be friends! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa
27:50
October 16, 2020
Is The School Board Really Diverse? Interview with Luis Cortes
Is The School Board Really Diverse? Interview with Luis Cortes
Join us for an interview with Luis Cortes, School Board Candidate for the Centerville District.  You can learn more about Luis Cortes here: http://cortesvbschools.com Let’s be friends! Follow Smart Citizen on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartcitizenusa Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/smartcitizenusa Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartcitizenusa
47:52
October 16, 2020
Sustainability on City Council - Interview with Nadine Paniccia
Sustainability on City Council - Interview with Nadine Paniccia
Join our conversation with Nadine Paniccia, Virginia Beach City Council At Large Candidate. We had a wide-ranging conversation covering storm water sustainability, government transparency, local election reform, and transportation challenges. You can learn more about Nadine at https://www.nadineforvb.com Follow Smart Citizen on Instagram or Facebook.  
56:51
October 12, 2020
IT Pro Runs for School Board - Interview with Matthias Paul Telkamp
IT Pro Runs for School Board - Interview with Matthias Paul Telkamp
Interview with Virginia Beach School Board (At Large) Candidate Matthias Paul Telkamp. We discuss: Critical IT infrastructure lacking in our schools How AI can help relieve teacher's workloads Why Paul is running an openly Democratic campaign for a non-partisan seat School choice vouchers Virginia Beach Academies, vocational schools, and other ways to reduce the Hampton Roads "brain drain" problem. Resources for families struggling with tech in this remote school model Covid-19 school phase back plans Learn more about Matthias Paul Telkamp at https://mptelkamp.com Follow Smart Citizen on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
52:43
October 08, 2020
How to Prepare to Vote
How to Prepare to Vote
How do Smart Citizen's vote?  What do you do with the sample ballots arriving in the mail? Can you create a plan or strategy for voting?  We review the sample ballot for Virginia Beach, talk about creating a voting strategy, and share upcoming interviews!  Follow Smart Citizen on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
03:40
October 06, 2020
What is a Smart Citizen?
What is a Smart Citizen?
Is local government important? Does your vote matter? Are there ways to be prepared for local elections? Let's find out together! Follow Smart Citizen on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
05:14
October 04, 2020