The battle was fought and the victory is won!

Congratulations on a hardwon victory by Team Obama.  I am so pleased that he won, clearly, and can continue to do the work he’s started.
I am also thrilled at the victory of Elizabeth Warren and on the #s of women in the Seante.  It’s time that the political landscape starts reflecting the populace.

My daughter worked the polls in Charlotte and my  5year old granddaughter got to “register” some young voters.  My friend in Florida was a poll worker as well.  My son, who waited 4 1/2 hours to vote on Tuesday in Brooklyn,  recorded this track, Juicy Obama, 2+ years ago. Enjoy:




About Candelaria Silva

Candelaria Silva-Collins is a marketing, community outreach and programming consultant; writer; and trainer/facilitator who lives in Boston, Massachusetts. She has designed and facilitated workshops on a wide variety of topics including communication, facilitation, job search skills, team building, and parenting issues. She currently coordinates the Community Membership Program of the Huntington Theatre Company. Her work as Director of ACT Roxbury was profiled in several publications, including The Creative Communities Builders Handbook. Candelaria’s children’s stories, short stories, essays and reviews have been published in local and national publications and she is an active blogger. Her publications include the booklets, Handling Rejection; Pushing through Shyness: Networking Tips when You’re Shy, Slow to Warm Up or Just don’t Feel you Belong; and Real Questions about Sex & Relationships for Teens: A Discussion Guide for Parents. She has served on the boards of Goddard College, Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston Foundation for Architecture, and Discover Roxbury. She is currently Chair, Designators of the Henderson Foundation.

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