The Working Families Party



Although you wouldn't know it from our regular political discourse, there are more than two political parties. L. Joy introduces us to an alternative to the democrats and republicans and brings the New York State Director of the Working Families Party to the front of the class to give us a an introduction to this progressive political party that focuses on the people. Our Guest Sochie Nnaemeka is a seasoned community organizer and national leader in the progressive movement who has spent her career building power for working people. She is the daughter of Nigerian immigrant parents, born and raised in New York and attended Yale University, where she began organizing with a local union of cafeteria and custodial workers. Today she is the Director of the New York State Working Families Party.