Davis Hammet graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Political Science (Cum Laude), certificate in Intensive Research Methods, and certificate in Urban Planning and Regional Development. He studied non-linear data analysis at U.C. Berkeley and worked under grants from the National Science Foundation studying political knowledge and the media.
Hammet is the former Director of Operations for the international progressive nonprofit Planting Peace where he worked to maintain and expand programs around the world from orphanages and medical relief to human rights and bully prevention. He co-created the rainbow colored Equality House across from the Westboro Baptist Church hate group and lived in it for 5 years.
Hammet’s work and commentary has been covered in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC, and most other major outlets.
After several years of successfully organizing to win victories from the local to national level, Davis Hammet founded Loud Light to advance youth civic participation and mobilize underrepresented communities in Kansas.