Laurie Tran

Laurie was born in San Francisco, California, raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and planted roots in Seattle, Washington. She has a double degree in biology and medical anthropology/global health with a minor in diversity from the University of Washington. Laurie’s passion for social justice and anti-oppression work for systematic change has … Read more

Thoa Hoang

Born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and raised in San Jose, California, Thoa graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2015 with a dual degree in political economy and social welfare. Thoa engaged in outreach with Working Partnership, a workers’ rights organization in the Bay Area, and served … Read more

The Good Samaritan Center

The Good Samaritan Center is a private, non-profit social service agency. It is funded by churches, private contributions, and fundraising. … Read more

Soad Mana

Originally from Belvidere, Illinois, Soad graduated from Northwestern University where she studied anthropology, psychology, and global health. On campus, Soad was an active leader in Coalition of Colors, a justice-orientated community organizing space for counter-hegemonic, oppressed-identifying students on campus. She also served as director of Food Day, where she coordinated … Read more

Madeline Becker

Raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Madeline graduated from Iowa State University in 2014 with degrees in political science and history. Madeline worked as an undergraduate research assistant where she coordinated seminars and conducted family based research on issues debated in the Iowa state legislature. She served as a deputy field … Read more

Coalitions for Social Change in the Deep South

Coalitions for Change in the Deep South is an online tool kit for organizations and coalition coordinators interested in developing strong coalitions for social change in the South. It was developed by Tyler Mac Innis and Brock and draws upon … Read more

Brock Grosso

Brock grew up in Battle Creek, Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan in 2013 with a degree in public policy. As an undergraduate, Brock co-founded Students Organizing Against Prisons, a student-led organization focused on creating a world without prisons. As a student organizer with the Detroit Action Commonwealth, … Read more

Tyler Mac Innis

Tyler Mac Innis is from West Newbury, Massachusetts and earned a graduate degree in development policy and practice from the University of New Hampshire and an undergraduate degree in political science from Salem State University. He worked for the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension as a part of a … Read more