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Kristina Lear

As an organizer Kristina (she/her) works on issues ranging from a people-led county ballot measure increasing oversight of the Sheriff’s department and aimed at reducing the scope of the carceral system in Los Angeles to flipping Georgia in the 2020

Linnea Brett

Linnea (she/her) has been coaching SURJ chapters since 2017, and was an active leader in building the SURJ Buffalo chapter, which she called home for six years. She now lives in Minneapolis, MN. She grew up the youngest of six

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Mae Singerman

Mae loves brainstorming sessions, project plans, returning emails quickly and supporting individuals and teams to be themselves at work. Most recently, Mae was the Director of Operations at Caring Across Generations where she built systems from the ground up for

Misha Viets van Dyk

Misha (they/them, she/her) is a straddling working class queer femme who lives on Nipmuc and Pocumtuc land in Western MA and is from a small town in Northeastern PA. Misha started organizing around feminism and reproductive justice as a young

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Raffi Mercuri

Raffi Mercuri is the Data Director for Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). Raffi joined team SURJ in 2022 as its first National Phonebank Director, and brings the experience of over a dozen progressive issue and candidate electoral campaigns including

Sarah Stockholm

Sarah is an organizer, popular educator, Theatre of the Oppressed practitioner and writer from rural working-class communities in South Dakota. Over the last 18+ years, she has worked on a variety of electoral, issue and direct action campaigns across many

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Taryn Hallweaver

Taryn has worked for 15 years at the local, state, and national level on a range of issues, from stopping oil pipelines, to raising the minimum wage, to passing harm reduction policies in response to the opioid epidemic. Whether working

Z! Haukeness

Z! is a long-time racial justice organizer working at the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality and ability on various campaigns and projects with a homebase at SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice). They are trans, gender non-conforming and have

Jeff Rodgers

Jeff (he/him) comes from a family of public-school educators and was raised in very small farm towns across central Illinois. He has spent most of his career working as a theatre producer, arts administrator and theatre-maker. He currently serves as

Alex Flood

Alex was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. His professional background is in non-profit leadership and staff management. His organizing history includes issue-based grassroots campaigns across Arizona, and electoral politics from local races to presidential campaigns. Alex joined SURJ after

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