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Amy Miller

COO & Co-Founder, Goods Unite Us in Madison, WI

Reclaim Your Voice

PRESENTED ON AUG 22, 2018
IN MADISON, WI @ VOL 27

As consumers, we face hundreds of brand choices each day and any of us don't realize that the money we spend ends up inadvertently supporting politicians and PACs whose values we may not agree with. Goods Unite Us is a tool for consumers to alighn their purchases with their values.

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