|Born||December 18, 1983|
Yale Law School
|Employer||Center for Popular Democracy|
|Known for||Fed Up, Be a Hero campaigns|
Ady Barkan (born December 18, 1983) is an American lawyer and progressive activist. He is the co-founder of the Be a Hero PAC and is an organizer for the Center for Popular Democracy. Ady became known when he told then-U.S. Senator Jeff Flake on a plane back in 2017 asking him to "be a hero" and vote no on the tax bill.
Barkan was diagnosed with terminal ALS in 2016.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Ady Barkan". The Nation. 2018-01-16. Retrieved 2019-08-06.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Allen, Arthur. "The Most Powerful Activist in America Is Dying". POLITICO Magazine. Retrieved 2019-08-06.