Office of the President

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


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


Research Director

Movement Capacity Building

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

Conferences and Convenings

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

Institutional and Sectoral Change

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

Narrative, Arts, and Culture

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


Colorlines Audience Engagement Manager

Strategic Communications & Public Engagement

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

Development and Partnerships

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

Finance and Operations

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

Human Resources

Human Resources Coordinator


Web Developer