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Dr. Paul Song Resigns As Chair of Courage Campaign Board


Dr. Paul Song Resigns As Chair of Courage Campaign Board

Eddie Kurtz, Courage Campaign’s President and Executive Director, To Continue To Run The Organization And Take On Larger Role

CALIFORNIA — The Courage Campaign announced today that Dr. Paul Song has resigned as the Chair of its Board. Dr. Song has served in this role since 2013.

Eddie Kurtz, who has served as executive director since 2014, will continue to lead the organization day to day and take on more responsibilities.

Kurtz joined Courage Campaign in 2011 and previously served as the organization’s political director, leading the effort to pass the California Homeowner’s Bill of Rights in 2012 and the Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement Act in 2013. He also directed online operations for the Millionaires Tax of 2012, the precursor to the historic Proposition 30.

Originally from Kansas City, Kurtz has lived in California since 2004. He currently lives in Oakland with his wife Cassie and eleven-month old daughter Lou.


Courage California, formerly Courage Campaign, works to unite communities organizing for progressive change, fight the forces of corruption, and hold our representatives to account in order to ensure that California’s elected officials act with courage. Our community of members envision California as a model of progressive, equitable, and truly representative democracy that sets the standard for our country.


Angela Chavez