October 27, 2020

EP. 185 — Is Deep Canvassing The Serum America Needs? with George Goehl

Are you phone banking, leafleting, and heading to the polls early this election season and still feeling like you need a boost? Then it might be time to introduce deep canvassing to your routine. The activist, community organizer, and director of People’s Action George Goehl joins Jonathan to share this go-to practice for building a more progressive nation—and explains why rural America needs to be central to any discussion of the electorate.

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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness & George Goehl JVN [00:00:00] Welcome to Getting Curious. I’m Jonathan Van Ness and every week I sit down for a 40 minute conversation with a brilliant expert to learn all about something that makes me curious. On today’s episode, I’m joined by the activist, community organizer, and director of People’s Action, George Goehl, where I ask him: What’s at stake for rural voters this election, and is deep canvassing this season’s new hyaluronic acid? Welcome to “Getting Curious.” This is Jonathan Van Ness. I’m so excited for our guest this week. We have George Goehl. He is the director of People’s Action, one of the largest multiracial, poor, and working class people’s organizations in the country. He’s also from Medora, Indiana. So we’re state neighbors. And also you have a new podcast, which is called “To See Each Other.” And like I said earlier, you are the director of People’s

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