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Barkan in 2019
|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.
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Barkan with Senator Elizabeth Warren in 2019
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