Long-time friends and Sparkman High School alums have made it their mission to assure Huntsville area residents no longer need to sift through a pile of confusion to understand issues on their local ballots. The millennial quartet of Willie Brazile, William “Skip” Garrett, Edward Grimble, and Matt Reed aspire to achieve this mission and much more with their new civic engagement website, TheConnect256.com.
We caught up with the cross-functional team to talk about their endeavor and how it will help eligible Huntsville Metro voters. This conversation is shown below with the team agreeing to speak as one voice.
What inspired the creation of TheConnect256.com?
We created TheConnect256.com primarily to drive civic engagement among young citizens in Madison County and help anyone who is willing and able to vote get safely to the polls on Election Day.
Following the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor and the