Causten E. Rodriguez-Wollerman is passionate about strategy and people. With his nearly 20 years of social change work, he has experience at the local, state, and national level. He has led campaigns and managed capacity building and leadership development programs. Most recently he was Deputy Director of Campaigns for the American Civil Liberties Union, focusing on immigration and racial justice advocacy. In 2017, Causten was Director of Partnerships for Demos, where he led national coalitions, supported a network of people of color leaders reforming democracy, and led the dissemination of the Race Class Narrative. Causten has trained hundreds of organizers across the country with Re:Power (formerly Wellstone Action), supported dozens of campaigns across the country with the LGBTQ Task Force, and ran leadership development programs specifically with leaders from marginalized communities. His career began as a racial justice organizer in Denver CO, where he led campaigns that attempted to stop the building of a jail and address the overrepresentation of youth of color in the criminal justice system. Causten is passionate about finding strategic solutions to our biggest problems that build power and change people’s everyday lives for the better. He is dedicated to supporting new leaders. Causten currently lives in Brooklyn with his toddler, partner, pandemic puppy, and two cats.
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