Brad McGarr

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Brad McGarr

Brad McGarr is 31 years old, married with one child. He moved to Minnesota from Colorado, but has lived all over the west, in Arizona and Washington.

I have worked in IT support for 13 years, and in IT Security Support for 7. I have spent many years active in various emergency response organizations, including a responder with the Red Cross, IT support for a volunteer fire department, Communications Director for a Medical Reserve Corps, and a member of a CERT team as well as work-site safety crews. I grew up poor in mostly Washington, and my family at several times were nearly homeless, with a family of 4 living im a fifth-wheel.

I work with our chapter’s Communications and social media team, run thr chapter website, and participate in steering committee meetings with plans to run for recording secretary. I have caucused for the Sanders campaign and moderated for The Political Revolution.

NPC candidate

In August 2017 Brad McGarr stood for election to the Democratic Socialists of America National Political Committee, at the National Convention in Chicago, from Twin Cities Democratic Socialists of America.[1]

Democratic Socialists of America Unity

Brad McGarr, supported the Democratic Socialists of America Unity grouping, established for the 2017 Democratic Socialists of America National Convention in Chicago.[2]

DSA Friends and Comrades coalition

The DSA Friends and Comrades coalition stood several people for DSA national Political committee at the Democratic Socialists of America August 2017 National Convention in Chicago.

According to John Michael Colon;

The DSA Friends and Comrades coalition is something that came out of DSA Libertarian Socialist Caucus members and was organized by LSC members informally and hasn't been approved by the group. We wish them well, and some of us will vote for them and promote them on our social media, but they don't represent the LSC. Next convention we aim to organize a primary and democratic process to put forward a slate. [3]

Members who stood were Dele Balogun, Jordan Buchman, Jetta Rae Robertson, Alexandra Dudley, John Hieronymus, Alexander Kolokotronis, Brad McGarr, Jack Suria Linares, Dan Pozzie, Brandon Payton-Carrillo.[4]

DSA-LSC Discussion & Debate Facebook group

Members of the DSA Libertarian Socialist Caucus Discussion & Debate Facebook Closed Facebook Group, as of August 21, 2017 included Brad McGarr.[5]

DSA Disability Caucus/Working Group

Members of the DSA Disability Caucus/Working Group, closed Facebook group. as of July 16, 2017 included Brad McGarr .[6]