Interviews

My Mother: The Voting Rights Crusader

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA). The VRA is federal legislation that prevents states from discriminating against minority voters. President Johnson announced the bill after the tragedies in Selma, AL and congress pushed it through in relatively short time to respond to the immediate needs of a changing…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Allen St. Pierre of NORML

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to cannabis activist Allen St. Pierre. Click here to view other interviews in the…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Justin Levy

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to Justin Levy, the Executive Director of Conscious Alliance.  Conscious Alliance is a…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Cameron Sears

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to Rex Foundation Executive Director and former Grateful Dead Manager Cameron Sears. Click here to…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Rick Doblin

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to psychedelic researcher Rick Doblin. Click here to view other interviews in the…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Gene Baur

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to animal rights activist Gene Baur. Click here to view other interviews in…

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Ken Bazinet

This year, HeadCount is taking a deeper look at the people who make and report the news in Washington, D.C. — and we’re talking to them about (what else?) music.

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Interview: #GoVote Artist Tripp Shealy

“I definitely believe in the power of voting… I think a lot of people have the right idea but don’t realize we have to take action to make things happen!” – Tripp Shealy

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Interview: #GoVote Artist David Welker

“It sometimes seems like factions in this country would like to take us back to the dark ages, but younger voters are looking for true cultural progress.” – David Welker

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Interview: #GoVote Artist Jim Pollock

“I’m pretty up front about my political beliefs, but I like to see a good race. I’d like to see both parties thrive and to have more parity.” – Jim Pollock

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