Policy Support

For all things related to legislative strategy, dealing with government, and working with elected officials/candidates.

Team Members

Team Member: Rachel Landis (she/her)
Role: National Policy Director
Slack Name: Rachel Landis (Nat’l Policy Director - She/Her) 
Email: rachel@generationratify.org

 

What I work on...

  • Oversee and facilitate work of the National Policy Team​​​

  • Facilitate creation of policy-based campaigns and strategy


Reach out if you...

  • Want help lobbying or taking action for legislation

  • Have questions about the legislative process, Congress, the courts, etc.

  • Have feedback or ideas for the national policy team

Team Member: Daniel Hadi (he/they)
Role: State Policy Manager
Slack Name: Daniel Hadi (Nat'l State Policy Manager / OR SD) - he/them
Email: daniel@generationratify.org

 

What I work on...

  • Supporting organizers and teams in the West Coast, Southwest, and Midwest regions in executing regional, state, and local policy-based work, including:

    • Lobbying on the state and local level

    • Crafting legislation

    • Judicial (court) advocacy

    • Working with policy partners

    • & more!

Reach out if you...

  • Are from the West Coast, Southwest, or Midwest and want help w/ policy work!

Team Member: Shalina Effendi (she/her)
Role: State Policy Manager
Slack Name: Shalina (Nat’l State Policy Manager / Lobbyist - She/Her)
Email: shalina@generationratify.org

 

What I work on...

  • Supporting organizers and teams in the Gulf South, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic or Northeast regions in executing regional, state, and local policy-based work, including:

    • Lobbying on the state and local level

    • Crafting legislation

    • Judicial (court) advocacy

    • Working with policy partners

    • & more!

Reach out if you...

  • Are from the Gulf South, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, or Northeast and want help w/ policy work!

Team Member: Lizzie Koumans (any pronouns)
Role: Political Mobilizations Director
Slack Name: Lizzie (Nat’l Political Mobilizations Director - any pns)
Email: lizzie@generationratify.org

 

What I work on...

  • Developing and leading policy-based trainings and workshops

  • Creating spaces for the movement's base to be active in making strategic, movement-wide, policy-based decisions

  • Taking point on policy-centered partnerships with other organizations

  • Moderate #Policy-support channel in slack

  • Help coordinate federal lobbying opportunities

Reach out if you...

  • Need help with policy trainings or workshops

  • Want guidance on navigating policy-based partnerships

  • Want to lobby on a federal/national level

  • Have feedback about how the policy team can make decisions based off of feedback from organizers 

Team Member: Lauren Perl (she/her)
Role: Federal Advocacy Director
Slack Name: Lauren Perl - National Policy Director (She/Her)
Email: lauren@generationratify.org

 

What I work on...

  • Oversee all Congressional activity and outreach to Congressional offices

  • Taking point on developing federal legislative strategy and maintaining relationships with Congresspeople

  • Tracking federal court activity and leading judicial advocacy efforts, including filing amicus briefs

  • Tracking White House and Executive branch activity and developing strategy to push for feminist policies and actions

Reach out if you...

  • Want to get involved with pressuring your Congresspeople, and other federal advocacy work!

Support Offerings

Coaching Sessions

The Policy department is more than willing to hop on a call to talk through any initiatives, projects, ideas, and challenges you are facing related to policy. This could include:

  • Hashing out a lobbying meeting with a local, state, or federal representative

  • Creating a workshop or educational materials about a policy

  • Getting involved in a local court case

  • Developing action items or campaigns to push for legislative action

  • and more!

You can reach directly out to any team member to set up a meeting or ask them to hop on a call. If you feel more comfortable filling out a form to schedule this, here is one you can fill out. 

Get National Amplification

Our role is to support the amazing work you all are carrying out in your communities. We can do this through amplifying your policy work and calls action in the following ways: 

  • Posts/reposts on our social media platforms

  • Emails to our national subscription list (approx. 7,000 people)

  • Messages through our SMS system, Remind

Here is the form to request this communications support. 

Resources

*Currently being formatted to be added to this webpage! Check back at the end of the week (9/25) to see linked resources.*