Voters can look forward to a more refined and just democratic system thanks to an audacious idea from a Black woman founder. Thanks to TED, in 2018, The Audacious Project was born as an initiative to support changemakers that are lighting a path toward a better future. According to the official website, over $900 million has been distributed to nine projects over the course of a year to bold leaders and philanthropic organizations who understand the value of gathering large dollars to create long-term changes. Among the recipients is Tiana Epps-Johnson, a co-founder and executive director of the Center for Tech and Civic Life. In April, Johnson shared during TED 2022: A New Era, that $80 million will be distributed over five years to various election departments throughout the United States to restore trust in our democracy is accessible and to support elected officials.
May 6, 2022