Powering the Resistance

We’re data junkies, mobilization organizers, technology nerds, and political agitators who are passionate about helping progressives win everywhere.

Yoni Landau

Former White House OMB and Robert Reich staffer. Co-founder of, a campus food co-op organizing non-profit. Non-profit, organizing, and advocacy consultant. Yale MBA.

Resist Program Manager
Char Singleton

Organizer. Creative. A deep passion for building power. Six years in Labor and Community organizing. Dream Defenders member. USF' 12

James Dubick

Veteran campus and digital organizer. Oregon native. Formerly with the student chapters of the Public Interest Research Groups. Political Science grad, Amherst College.

Cassie Kifer

Data nerd, campaign & nonprofit communications consultant, and grassroots activist. Former organizing researcher and digital comms for SEIU. Master of Urban Planning & Policy, UC Irvine.

Contest Every Race Director
Peter Schurman

Peter has run our Contest Every Race program since 2018. 30 years of progressive organizing experience, including founding ED at MoveOn. Yale MBA.

CER Research Team Organizer
Gracie Fleming

Protest attending kid turned policy wonk & advocate. Geographer by trade, Midwesterner to the bone. Trying to fight that good fight every step of the way. DePaul ‘19.

Partnerships Organizer
Kathleen Kirkpatrick

Catalyst and advocate for democracy, grassroots organizing and nature-inspired, people-centered solutions for sustainable communities. Data and policy nerd, former nonprofit director and recovering environmental policy wonk.

Research Associate
Jessica Clark

Climate and energy researcher. Spreadsheet queen. Passionate about sustainability and holding our leaders accountable. Columbia University BA.

Business Development
Alan Hyman

Music enthusiast, recovering Finance Director and social justice activist. DC native.

Development Associate
Sarah Long

Advocate for a democracy that benefits all. Driver of civic engagement. Former nonprofit senior program manager and development director. Lover of books, animals, and nature. English BA from IUP.

Operations Associate
Michael Ratliff

Organizer and policy nerd. Love dogs and our public lands. Wheaton College '16.

Operations/Volunteer Coordinator
Brianna Kirkland

Racial and Social Justice Organizer. Protest enthusiast. LQBTQIA+ Activist. Lover of Books. Prairie View A&M Alumna.

Data Analyst
Ryan Whittingham

Data wrangler and tech enthusiast. Loves chess and hiking. UF political science PhD.

Volunteer Success Associate
Katherine Arrandale

Citizen scientist, cat enthusiast, and online activist. Graduated in 2018 with a degree in biology from UF.