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Tara Culp-Ressler

Tara Culp-Ressler

Tara Culp-Ressler is an editorial assistant at ThinkProgress.org. Before joining ThinkProgress, Tara deepened her interest in progressive politics from a faith-based perspective at several religious nonprofits, including Faith in Public Life, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, and Interfaith Voices. Tara first came to DC to study Communications and Spanish at American University, where she also wrote for the student newspaper and advocated for women’s issues on campus. She is originally from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and spends most of her time explaining the difference between Amish and Mennonites.

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Tara Culp-Ressler

Tara Culp-Ressler

Tara Culp-Ressler is an editorial assistant at ThinkProgress.org. Before joining ThinkProgress, Tara deepened her interest in progressive politics from a faith-based perspective at several religious nonprofits, including Faith in Public Life, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, and Interfaith Voices. Tara first came to DC to study Communications and Spanish at American University, where she also wrote for the student newspaper and advocated for women’s issues on campus. She is originally from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and spends most of her time explaining the difference between Amish and Mennonites.