Community Representative for the Local School Council of Nicholas Senn High School Chicago Public Schools June 2012 – February 2014 (1 year 9 months)|Education • Elected Official: served as Community Representative for the […]
Field Strategist | Citizens for Tara Stamps | February – April 2015 • Strategic Architect: developed dynamic strategy for a 30 member team • Effective Leadership: devised data-based algorithm to contact over 5,000 […]
The first edition of the New Neighborhood Block Club Manual was sponsored by Chicago’s 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar. Forming a dozen block clubs in one summer, the New Neighborhood Block […]
Free advice can be costly to those who give it.
The three-part short story “The Snow Maker’s Apprentice” is now available on iBooks for $4.99! This edition will unlock special features for future download, such as “behind the scenes” character sketches, […]
Running for office? Let’s win your election. This advanced computational system can be implemented directly into political campaigns, providing invaluable strategic insights to further a campaign’s progress. Applicable in small, local races […]
This story starts in 2011, when a very proactive, newly-elected alderman, Alderman Ameya Pawar, commissioned me to help establish block clubs in his ward. We agreed that the process should […]
Societal debate may burn but it is a fire worth feeding, ~View all Typewriter Thoughts here: http://dankleinman.org/tag/typewriter-thought/
They could not believe what they saw. Some of the wounded rubbed their eyes while others rubbed their torsos where they had felt their courage drop. It was this disbelief […]
When the wounded awoke, the land was covered in shards of ice. They slowly climbed, scooted, and hobbled from underneath the cart. They peered at the cart’s wooden planks, now […]
This is a story of legend and myth. This is a story of the power to change and the inability to control; the desperation of survival but the hope that […]
On the coldest of cold days, we become least judgmental. No matter how we appear to each other, we are all just glad to see that we haven’t frozen yet; the cold […]
An algorithm developed in 2015 tries to guess 2016 election results. My first campaign role was as a volunteer canvasser. A few of my college friends and I went door-to-door for […]
7 days left. Sometimes, it is easy to forget: There is nothing more optimistic than an American election; for nothing is more inalienable than hope.
The New Neighborhood Block Club Manual was cited by Professor Amanda I. Seligman in her new book, Chicago’s Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City. This book contains some incredibly insightful passages featuring […]
The reason Chicagoans are so friendly. It’s the weather. Chicagoans always have something friendly to talk about. How about that weather? BelowPhoto: DNAinfo; AboveImage: Dan Kleinman
If you do not feel the weight of the world upon you as you go to cast your vote, perhaps reconsider casting your vote.
For those of us looking for a template to not only track our TO-DO’s, but also track how we spend our time, this new template is for you. Download as […]