Garlin’s new gig: Blog Host for Brave New Films

I am pleased to let you all know that I have recently begun serving as a Blog Host & Writer for Brave New Films. This is truly a blessing to be able to continue to share the ideals that have been birthed and discussed on The SuperSpade with new audiences. This opportunity would not have been possible without the love and support from The SuperSpade Family.

I would like to thank Robert, Jim, and the rest of the folks at Brave New Films for welcoming me onboard. I encourage you all to take a look at the site, as there is some great content that inspires actions that will change this world for the better.

I’ll still be writing here on The SuperSpade just as often, and I’ll be cross-posting items on both sites at times too.

One Love. One II.



About Garlin Gilchrist II

I am the City of Detroit's first ever Deputy Technology Director for Civic Community Engagement. My job is to open up the city's public data and information for the consumption and benefit of all Detroiters. I currently live in Detroit, my hometown, with my beautiful wife Ellen and our twins Garlin III and Emily Grace. I'm from Detroit. I created Detroit Diaspora, and was formerly the National Campaign Director at I also co-hosted The #WinReport on "The Good Fight," a an award winning, nationally syndicated radio show that was one of Apple's Best of 2013. After graduating with degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan, I became a Software Engineer at Microsoft. By day, I helped build SharePoint into the fastest growth product in the company's history. On my personal time, I sought out opportunities to connect my technical skills with community building efforts across the country. This led to my co-founding The SuperSpade: Black Thought at the Highest Level, a leading Black political blog. I served as Social Media Manager for the 2008 Obama campaign in Washington, and then became Director of New Media at the Center for Community Change. I spent two years creating and implementing a strategy for the Center to take it's 40 years of community organizing experience into the digital age. I speak before diverse audiences on effective & responsive government, empowerment in revolutionary new organizing spaces, increasing civic engagement & participation through emerging technologies and protecting civil rights in the age of the Internet. Full bio here.

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