The #EladPod
#EladPod Ep. 9: Christian Menefee, Democratic Nominee for Harris County, Texas Attorney

#EladPod Ep. 9: Christian Menefee, Democratic Nominee for Harris County, Texas Attorney

May 22, 2020

Christian Menefee is the young, progressive Democratic Nominee for Harris County Attorney, with the major population center being Houston, Texas. He defeated a longtime incumbent for the nomination, focusing on justice reform and public advocacy. Christian and I attended Washington University School of Law together. We talked about what it means to be an attorney for the People, running underdog campaigns, and fighting for an America that works for all of us.

You can learn more about Christian at menefeeforhc.com.

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 8: Pediatrician and Cabaret Singer Dr. Ken Haller

#EladPod Ep. 8: Pediatrician and Cabaret Singer Dr. Ken Haller

May 6, 2020

Dr. Ken Haller has done so much for our community. He is a pediatrician, he's worked with nonprofits in Missouri, and he's an accomplished cabaret singer. We talked about changes the Coronavirus has brought to health care, health care policy, and so much more.

This was one of the most fun and powerful podcasts we've done.

You can learn more about Dr. Ken Haller at http://kenhaller.net/.

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 7: Matt Sydal, Missouri-Made Professional Wrestler

#EladPod Ep. 7: Matt Sydal, Missouri-Made Professional Wrestler

May 6, 2020

Matt Sydal loved wrestling and, as the middle child, he had multiple weight classes at home to compete in. At a young age, he began training to become a professional wrestler in St. Louis. He attended Mizzou while traveling the country, and he eventually realized his dream in the WWE, wrestling as Evan Bourne. He has won multiple championships and, today, he lives in Florida and teaches the next generation of wrestlers. He's also very engaged politically. I talk with Matt about his path and his political involvement.

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 6: Dr. Lanor Payne with Riverview Gardens on Educating Kids at Home

#EladPod Ep. 6: Dr. Lanor Payne with Riverview Gardens on Educating Kids at Home

May 6, 2020

Dr. Lanor Payne is the director of the Michelle Obama Early Childhood Academic Center with the Riverview Gardens School District. He is a dynamic school leader who specializes in engaging kids in learning. I've know Dr. Payne for years. We talked about tips for parents teachings kids at home and education policy.

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 5: Town Hall with Candidate Dave Gragg (House District 130 in the Springfield/Republic area)

#EladPod Ep. 5: Town Hall with Candidate Dave Gragg (House District 130 in the Springfield/Republic area)

April 19, 2020

Dave Gragg has worked in the media, in insurance, and now, in politics. He's running to be the Missouri state representative in District 130 in the Springfield/Republic area.. We took questions live and talked about a bunch of topics, from health care, to economics, to violence. 

You can learn more about Dave at www.davegragg.com.

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 4: Candidate Emily Weber (House Dist. 24 in KC) and Mikel Whittier of the Integrated Health Network

#EladPod Ep. 4: Candidate Emily Weber (House Dist. 24 in KC) and Mikel Whittier of the Integrated Health Network

April 14, 2020

Emily Weber is a community activist, graphic designer, and lover of dogs running for Missouri House District 24 in Kansas City. We talked about her campaign and a whole lot about health care.

I've known Mikel Whittier for a long time through my work with kids in Missouri. Mikel is an expert on health care policy, equity, and justice, and we talked about the many initiatives he's involved in.

At the end, we give everyone an update on Missouri's Furriest Friend competition, and I talk about the infamous Passover Opossums.

Learn more about Emily at https://www.emilyformissouri.com/.

Learn more about Mikel at https://stlouisihn.org/team/mikel-whittier/.

The COVID-19 resource Mikel mentioned for St. Louis: https://www.preparestl.com/.

Thanks for tuning in!

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 3: Candidate Betsy Fogle (House Dist. 135 in Springfield) and Glenn Kage, Jr. of UAW Local 2250

#EladPod Ep. 3: Candidate Betsy Fogle (House Dist. 135 in Springfield) and Glenn Kage, Jr. of UAW Local 2250

April 6, 2020

Betsy Fogle is a fantastic candidate for state representative in the 135th District in Springfield. We talked about public health policy, how our campaigns have changed, and how she is working hard already to serve her community. You can learn more about Betsy at fogle4mo.com.

Glenn Kage, Jr. is the President of the United Auto Workers Local 2250 in Wentzville. We talked about the shutdown of the GM plant and the economic impact of the crisis.

I finished with a discussion of the recent announcement by Missouri's Governor of a stay-at-home order.

Thanks for tuning in!

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

BONUS - Town Hall with Kathy Ellis, Candidate for Congress (Mo. 8th District)

BONUS - Town Hall with Kathy Ellis, Candidate for Congress (Mo. 8th District)

April 6, 2020

Bonus content already!

Kathy Ellis is running for Congress in Missouri's 8th Congressional District. She is one of the hardest working candidates in the country. She's a social worker and counselor, she loves dogs, and she is incredible in town halls. So we did one online!

You can learn more about Kathy at https://www.ellisforcongress.com/.

This was the event that convinced us to make this a podcast. Check it out!

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 2: Tasha Kaminsky (My Wife) on Crisis Management for Nonprofits, and Daniel’s New Dog Barney!

#EladPod Ep. 2: Tasha Kaminsky (My Wife) on Crisis Management for Nonprofits, and Daniel’s New Dog Barney!

April 6, 2020

Tasha Kaminsky is a nonprofit professional who consults on fundraising, volunteer management, and overall operations. She also co-founder Ashreinu, a Jewish community organization in Missouri. And we're married, so she kind of got roped in. We talked about how nonprofits can manage the current Coronavirus crisis.

Daniel Williams, our campaign's volunteer manager, stopped in with his new furry friend, Barney! We talked a little bit about the campaign, but mostly about adopting and the challenges animal shelters are facing right now.

Thanks for tuning in!

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.

#EladPod Ep. 1: Anna Wingo and Liz Wright

#EladPod Ep. 1: Anna Wingo and Liz Wright

April 6, 2020

Welcome to our first episode!

Our first two guests are Anna Wingo and Liz Wright, both social workers working in the health care space. They started a Facebook group, the St. Louis COVID-19 Social Resource Group to help organize information in the St. Louis area. We talked about why they got involved in service and how other places can replicate the work they're doing to fit their regions.

I also took live questions, talked about the news, and rebooted "Mr. E's Mysteries," the first class I ever taught. This week's activity for kids is using washable paint to teach folks how to wash their hands! You'll definitely want to watch the video.

Thanks for tuning in!

Elad Gross is a candidate for Missouri Attorney General. You can help serve Missouri with him right now at EladGross.org.