Kina Collins is a nationally recognized gun violence prevention and health care advocate who’s running for congress. She’s not a career politician, she’s an involved and concerned citizen. Kina helped build a statewide coalition and co-authored landmark legislation that established the Illinois Council on Women and Girls and insisted they include transgender women in the bill that was signed by a Republican governor. She’s a young powerhouse working to initiate real change in our nation. Tune in to learn more about Kina’s plans for putting working family agendas first while demonstrating that real change happens when we push forward – together!Read more about Kina and her work here.Support The Brave Files on Patreon. We truly cannot do It without you!Share your thoughts on the episode, what you're celebrating and how you're choosing bravely by calling us at 312-646-0205.
Progressive activist Ryan Knight chats with organizer Kina Collins about her exciting run for Congress in #IL07 and how Democrats will win big in 2020 by abandoning the failed status quo and fighting for real change.
Sophy and Kelly talk with Kina Collins, who is running for US House in the Illinois 7th. They discuss Kina's experiece with writing legislation and advocacy, and her vision for a the Illinois 7th district as being a leader in pushing bold progressive policies.
Kina Collins is a Chicago activist who's focused much of her work on gun violence prevention and criminal justice reform. In this bonus episode, she reflects on young voters' disenchantment with the citywide election, the tumultuous events that led up to it, and the work that continues.