The former popular and transformative mayor of Newark, Cory Booker is currently the junior United States senator from New Jersey. During his time as mayor he earned a national reputation for hands-on involvement in public service, foundational economic development projects, and political transparency. A former football player and master’s degree recipient at Stanford, a Rhodes Scholar, and Yale Law School graduate, Booker has earned accolades including the U.S. John Heinz Award for Greatest Public Service, multiple honorary doctorates, and seats on several university boards. In United, the energetic young senator explains candid personal and professional stories that illustrate the necessity of reorienting our civil discourse around empathy and solidarity.
In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition