Meet Our Trainers

Our organizing team is comprised of folks from both Housing Works and Center for Popular Democracy. Their backgrounds range from social work to nursing to campaign coordination to co-founding organizations.

Darius Gordon

Center for Popular Democracy • National Field Organizer
He/HimNew York

Elizabeth Deutsch

Housing Works • Director of NYS & New England Community Mobilization
She/HerVermont

Jaron Benjamin

Housing Works • VP of Community Mobilization
He/HimNew York

Jennifer Flynn Walker

Center for Popular Democracy • Director of Mobilization and Advocacy
She/HerNew York

Julia Peter

Center for Popular Democracy • Director of Action Management
She/HerNew York

Kiki Hackett

Housing Works • Western National Organizer
They/ThemArizona

Sarah Pearson

Housing Works • Midwestern National Organizer
She/HerWisconsin

Tracey Corder

Center for Popular Democracy • Director, Racial Justice Campaign
She/HerCalifornia