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

Emma Keeshin

Emma (she/her) grew up in rural Vermont and has spent the last decade in Cleveland. Emma has been a member of the SURJ Northeast Ohio chapter since 2015. Before joining SURJ staff, Emma worked in policy advocacy at the ACLU

Erin Heaney

Erin Heaney is the Executive Director of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), organizing in majority-white communities to undermine the power of the Right and bring millions of white people into multi-racial movement. In her time at SURJ, Erin has

Erin Scott

Erin Scott is the Deputy Development Director at Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). Before joining SURJ, she co-founded the Ohio Women’s Alliance with Rhiannon Carnes after searching for a community to support and invest in women and femme leaders

Grace Aheron

Grace Aheron (she/her) is a multiracial Asian American femme raised in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains in Southwestern Virginia. She was politicized in her church that planted a commitment to liberation theology and justice deep in her heart as

Hilary Moore

Hilary (she/her) grew up working-poor in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. She is an anti-racist political educator, teacher, and writer. Hilary works to undermine the international ties of white supremacy and connect anti-racist and anti-colonial struggles

Hillary Hughes

Hillary has a master’s degree in American History, emphasizing race and gender in Colonial America, and a concentration in Historic Preservation, from George Washington University. After working at a museum in Washington DC for several years, Hillary moved into fundraising

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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