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Grover Wehman-Brown

Deputy Director of Communications

Grover is the Deputy Director of Communications at SURJ. (Pronouns: they/she) Before joining SURJ, Grover was Communications Manager with East Bay Housing Organizations, a founding member of Transform Alameda, a member of Western Mass SURJ, and worked with SURJ National’s Poor & Working-Class Caucus from 2017-2019. Grover was raised in a rural, working-class community in Northwest Ohio.  After experiencing homelessness, they earned a PhD in Communications from the University of North Carolina based on research about how homelessness is able to continue in the United States. For more two decades, Grover has been part of formations organizing for queer and trans liberation and racial justice in North Carolina, New York City, the Bay Area of California, and Western Massachusetts. When not working, she writes, grows food, and joyfully attends band concerts at their kids’ local public school.

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