Open Book/Open Mind: Charlotte Alter, “The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America”
“TIME correspondent Charlotte Alter defines the class of young leaders who are remaking the nation–how grappling with 9/11 as teens, serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, occupying Wall Street and protesting with Black Lives Matter, and shouldering their way into a financially rigged political system has shaped the people who will govern the future.” –Penguin Random House
Charlotte Alter will be in conversation with Julian Lucas.
Charlotte Alter is a national correspondent at TIME Magazine covering politics and social issues. She went to Montclair Public Schools for elementary school, then graduated from Newark Academy in 2007 and from Harvard College in 2012. She has covered the 2016, 2018, and 2020 campaigns for TIME, the Women’s March and anti-Trump resistance, and the rise in activism around gun violence and climate change. Her coverage often has a special focus on women in politics, social movements, and youth activism. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Julian Lucas is a writer and critic from Montclair. Now based in Brooklyn, he graduated from Montclair High School in 2011 and Harvard College in 2015. He is an associate editor at Cabinet and a contributing editor at The Point. His essays and criticism have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Times, where he is a contributing writer to the Book Review. He is currently writing a history of Underground Railroad reenactments.