Claire Tran (they / she pronouns) is a strategist with a background in integrated voter engagement, community organizing, training, and facilitation with organizations including AAPIs for Civic Empowerment Education Fund (AAPI FORCE-EF), URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity, SOUL: School of Unity & Liberation, New Virginia Majority, and the Right to the City Alliance. Claire currently works for the State Power Caucus.
Jacob Swenson-Lengyel (he/him) is an organizer and strategist with a background in social movement communications. He has worked for People’s Action and Interfaith Worker Justice and is currently a Program Manager at Narrative Initiative. He was one of the founding members of The People’s Lobby in Chicago and he served as the membership coordinator for Graduate Students United at University of Chicago.
Claire and Jacob are both members of the Organizing Upgrade Editorial Collective.