Steven Galante is the Communications Coordinator with The Citizens Campaign where he is helping to craft a modern civics curriculum for high schools and adults around the country. He is also an advocate for new and innovative media and journalism initiatives that will foster a more robust and inclusive democracy.
Before joining The Citizens Campaign he was a journalist for a variety of publications since 2008 covering municipal news, state and local politics, business, technology and public policy. In 2012, he received a first-place award from the New Jersey Press Association for news writing. He also has experience volunteering with grassroots political organizations and organizing youths around political causes.
Steven received his Master’s Degree from the School of Communications and Information Studies at Rutgers University. He also received the Henry J. Raimondo Legislative Graduate Fellowship with the Eagleton Institute of Politics where he worked as a Policy Researcher with the Office of Legislative Services for the New Jersey Legislature. Additionally with Eagleton, he served as a General Researcher with the Rutgers-Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling.