Born in North Carolina into a family of WASPs and Jewish immigrants, Kate was raised in Georgia, where she still makes her home. She brings 17 years of experience in organizing, campaign development, training, program development, and strategy to Reframe. Kate is at her best supporting ordinary people to build teams and schemes that cultivate humor, courage, and vision. Kate served in a variety of roles at SONG between 2012-2020, and most recently worked at Women’s March as their first Director of Organizing. She is also the primary author of ‘We Don’t Want to Be Stars,’ a 21st Century Intersectional Feminist Organizing Curriculum. Kate sits on the Vision and Strategies Council of Kindred Southern Healing Justice Collective.
In a time of such incredible tumult and uncertainty, it is sometimes alluring to say ”if it’s not broke, don’t fix it,” and we know as justice workers running campaigns, programs and projects of all types we need to not just make sure our work isn’t broken but ask ourselves what is actually needed in this time. What is actually being asked of us to meet this moment?