Please join us in honoring Symone D. Sanders author, namesake show host, and seasoned political strategist on August 24th 2022 by naming a street after the Omaha Native.

Symone Sanders’ impact began long before the election. Her earliest impact, to the author’s personal recollection, started as a teenager being placed in charge of the front desk at the North Omaha Girls Incorporated. The author was just a child when she first met Symone.

“I [Nared-Brooks] recall walking up to the front desk to go home. I saw a teenager in their school uniform at the front answering phones while multitasking and dealing with parents who are coming to get their kids. I was inspired. I wanted to be trusted with important jobs just like Symone,” the author shares.

Hard work, dedication and self confidence is only part of the equation that has launched Symone’s success into where it is now. She has several listed accomplishments on her own website as well as Ballotpedia.com. This short list of accomplishments include:

-In November 2014, post-Hassebrook campaign, Sanders began working as the communications officer for Public Citizen in the organization’s Global Trade Watch program.

-July 23, 2015, Symone Sanders was hired as the national press secretary for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.

-January 18, 2017, Politico reported that Sanders had agreed to join Priorities USA Action, a Democratic super-PAC, as the organization’s communications and political outreach strategist.

-May 19, 2020, her first book was published titled: No, You Shut Up: Speaking Truth to Power and Reclaiming America and in that same year Sanders served as a senior advisor for President Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.  
-January of 2021, Symone was appointed as a senior member of the Biden-Harris administration serving as Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor and Chief Spokesperson to Vice President Kamala Harris.
-May 7th 2022, Symone’s namesake show provides essential context on the most pressing issues facing Americans today and creates the discourse missing in the media.

As an Omaha Native, these experiences that Symone had were not just for herself. She is currently showing  that anything is possible as long as you dream big enough, work hard enough, strive high enough to get everything you ever wanted.

​​The street naming event will take place Wednesday, August 24th 2022, at 3:00 pm on 22nd and Sprauge. The street that Symone grew up on (22nd Street between Sahler and Sprauge) will be named “Symone D Sanders Street.”

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Pranjal Doorwar