Office of the President

Photo of Eric Ward
Executive Vice President
Chief of Staff
President of Race Forward and Publisher of Colorlines
Helen Chin, Senior Fellow, Communities First
Portrait of person with short hair and glasses.
General Counsel


Training Strategies Director
Senior Vice President of Programs
Director of Strategic Innovations
Jesse Villalobos
Senior Director of Place-Based Initiatives

Movement Capacity Building

Movement Capacity Building Director
Training and Content Manager
Mass Freedom Coordinator
Movement Capacity Building Manager
Director of Policy & Strategy
Vice President of Movement Capacity Building
Movement Capacity Building Associate
Policy and Advocacy Manager

Conferences and Convenings

Conference & Convenings Manager
Director of Conferences and Convenings
Conference & Convenings Coordinator
Conferences & Convenings Associate

Institutional and Sectoral Change

Vice President of Institutional and Sectoral Change
Yolanda Burckhardt smiling toward camera.
GARE Strategic Content Program Manager
Director of Learning Strategies
Gordon Goodwin
Government Alliance on Race and Equity Director
Jeanetta Churchill
GARE Director of Survey Research
Janine smiling.
GARE Director of Strategic Partnerships
Director of Operations, GARE
GARE Membership Coordinator
Manager of Survey Research
Sloane Kali Faye smiling toward camera.
Outreach and Marketing Director of Federal Strategies
Martha Guthrie
GARE Deputy Director of Network Strategies
GARE Regional Manager
Director of Network Narrative & Communication
Alex Frank
Director of Root Solutions for Public Safety
GARE Director of Online Community
Olusola smiling.
GARE Director of Innovative Practice
Chanier McDonald
GARE Data and Insights Manager
Carlton C. Eley
Senior Director for Federal Strategies
GARE Data Coordinator

Narrative, Arts, and Culture

Director of Narrative and Cultural (NAC) Strategies
Student Organizer, H.E.A.L. Together
Anastasia Ordonez
Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) Director
Senior Fellow
Dennis Chin holding an orange pipe cleaner spelling out his name.
Vice President, Narrative, Arts, and Culture
Lead Organizer H.E.A.L. Together
Jeff Chang
Senior Advisor


Colorlines Audience Engagement Manager

Strategic Communications & Public Engagement

Vice President of Strategic Communications and Public Engagement
Manager Of Podcasts and Audio Initiatives

Development and Partnerships

Faron McLurkin
Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Grant Writer/Grants Manager
Director of Development & Partnerships
Katie Sang Wright
Development & Partnerships Coordinator
Senior Director of Development and Partnerships
Development & Partnerships Manager
Joncelyn Abbot
Director of Development & Partnerships

Finance and Operations

Randall Oakley
Vice President of Finance
Oksana Wolfe
Finance Associate
Finance Manager

Human Resources

Human Resources Coordinator


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