Brittany Packnett

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Brittany Packnett "serves as Teach For America’s Vice President of National Community Alliances, where she leads partnerships and civil rights work with communities of color. Beyond Teach For America, Brittany was a Ferguson protestor and continues in activism as, among other things, co-founder of Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence. She is a contributor to the Crooked Media network, most notably contributing to the weekly news roundup on Pod Save The People, a Video Columnist for Mic News, and writes for many publications.

Recently, Brittany launched Love + Power, a hub created to inspire, empower, and outfit everyday people to seismically shift society. Brittany was an appointed member of the Ferguson Commission and Barack Obama and Community Policing. Today, she continues to advocate for urgent systemic change at critical decision making tables and through national and international media."[1]

Meeting with Facebook Officials

Deray Mckesson meets with Facebook officials Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg, Neil Potts, Blair Imani, Brittany Packnett, Sam Whiteout, Samuel Sinyangwe and others to discuss "safety, activism, Russia, & a host of ideas about moving forward" in October 2017.

DeRay Mckesson tweeted in October 2017 that he met with Facebook Public Policy Manager Neil Potts and Facebook Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl K. Sandberg along with radical left activists Blair Imani, Brittany Packnett, Sam White, Samuel Sinyangwe and others to discuss "safety, activism, Russia, & a host of ideas about moving forward."[2]

The meeting with left wing activists was one of several referenced in Politico last year, including one with the Congressional Black Caucus, who "confronted" Sheryl Sandberg over "the lack of diversity on the Facebook board and the Russian bought ads which positioned Black Live Matter as a divisive wedge":

"Seeking to address concerns over Russian-linked ads that ran on Facebook during the 2016 election, COO Sheryl K. Sandberg met this week in Washington with leaders from Latino, Muslim-American and African-American rights groups, an unprecedented outreach for the company...Facebook declined to say which African-American and Muslim groups met with Sandberg..."[3],[4]

Meeting with Bernie Sanders

Samuel Sinyangwe Tweets About Bernie Sanders

On 9 Aug 2017, Samuel Sinyangwe tweeted about a meeting he and five others, including Brittany Packnett, had with then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Samuel Sinyangwe believed that Bernie Sanders policies were "I can't control that I can only talk about my experience with Bernie and how we can keep pushing him further."[5] ,[6],[7]

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