MARYLANDERS TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE

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Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence

I was asked to join Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence (MPGV) at its inception by a very well respected lobbyist and activist, not long after the tragic Newtown shootings in 2012. My role has been varied over the years, assisting with pretty much everything: strategy, technology, marketing and fundraising. In 2013, we passed some of the strongest gun violence prevention measures in … Read More

A TALE OF TWO STATES

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This is a 24-month campaign launched in June 2015, which will highlight the “loss of life” disparity between states that do and do not have licensing of handgun purchasers and ask congregations, organizations and businesses to sign a resolution calling for mandatory licensing across the country. On this campaign, I: Recruited major partners to co-launch of the campaign.  Created a national … Read More

National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath

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In my role as Director of Strategy and Technology at Faiths United, I worked with the National Coordinator and our member national organizations to dream up a weekend of action where communities of faith could unite, reflect and take action to reduce gun violence in America. The result was the National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath, which is now in it’s … Read More

Bishops United Against Gun Violence

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In recognition of my work with Faiths United, Canticle Communications and the Episcopal Bishops hired me to design a simple, informational website for their new coalition. On this campaign, I: Created their new logo and selected their color palette. Designed their new website, complete with interesting visuals and opportunities to engage. Regularly coordinated with Canticle and the Bishops on how … Read More