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Alex interviewed on Sunday Civics podcast about civics, polarization, and cross-community building

Alex was interviewed by L. Joy Williams on her SiriusXM and podcast series "SundayCivics." The two discuss one of Alex's earlier "civic actions," which was getting interested in emergency medicine and joining the South Orange Rescue Squad as a volunteer EMT. They discuss online media and discourse, polarization, local government, and the importance of looking beyond divisiveness and finding areas where collaboration can occur. You can find the interview on the SundayCivics website here: https://www.sundaycivics.org/episodes/episode174.    


Alex speaks to South Orange Public Library about polarization and civics

Alex joined Laura Sims from the South Orange Public Library as part of their "Special Conversations" series to discuss online media, polarization, new civics he and others are bringing out at Seton Hall, working with children at a YMCA, the value of science-fiction and a whole lot more. You can watch the video below!

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Alex contributes to WalletHub's "Most Fun Cities"

What are ways that local governments can make their downtowns more inviting for businesses and visitors? Visiting Professor of Governance and Technology in Seton Hall University's Department of Political Science and Public Affairs provides a few clues on WalletHub's Most Fun Cities to visit index, including by streamlining zoning and permitting processes, providing more outdoor and pedestrian spaces, and more.