Communications Coordinator

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As Communications Coordinator, Molly oversees Poverty Action’s political and advocacy-focused communications. Through storytelling, strategic communications, and media, they work to support specific campaign goals and uplift community voices about what living in poverty is like across Washington state. Across all communications, Molly works to support Poverty Action’s long-term goal of highlighting the systemic roots of poverty. 

Previously, Molly worked as a curriculum development and communications associate, teaching high school students how to run voter registration drives in their schools. Additionally, they have worked as an outdoor educator and coach, gaining valuable experience with community building and care.

When they aren’t working, Molly loves the outdoors, playing ultimate frisbee, and arts and crafts. They moved to the Seattle area in June 2022 after graduating from Middlebury College with a degree in Sociology and Political Science. 

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