How Four Grassroots Groups are Building Power in Their Communities

  • recruiting Matriarch Organizers on Tribal lands in Arizona, and
  • organizing rural voters with in-depth, authentic conversations.

Mohan Seshadri with Asian Pacific Islander Political Alliance


Missa Foy and Lorraine Coin with Northeast Arizona Native Democrats / Navajo County Democrats


Cassie Charles and Erika Castro with PLAN Action


Cynthia Wallace with New Rural Project

North Carolina

Cecelia González, Nevada State Assemblywoman

Cecelia González serves as a Nevada State Assemblywoman. She is a Thai-Mexican American, daughter of immigrants, and native Nevadan, who has dedicated her life to being a public servant for over a decade.

Mandela Barnes, Lt. Governor of Wisconsin

Lt. Governor Barnes serves as Wisconsin’s 45th Lieutenant Governor. He is the first African American to serve as a Lieutenant Governor in Wisconsin, and the second African American to ever hold statewide office.



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