Welcoming new Grassroots Leadership organizer Kymberlie Quong Charles


Grassroots Leadership is pleased to welcome Kymberlie Quong Charles to the our Austin staff.  Kymberlie joins us from the Center for Public Policy Priorities where she coordinated TexasForward, a project that advocates for public investments that improve people's lives.

Kymberlie hails from the State of Maine via Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. She completed a Masters of Science in Social Work at UT Austin in 2009 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Global Studies from Earlham College in 2002.  Before returning to graduate school, Kymberlie coordinated membership and outreach for the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation in Washington, D.C and served as program assistant with the Middle East Peacebuilding Unit at the American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia.

Kymberlie will be working as a national organizer for Grassroots Leadership, helping state coalitions defeat prison privatization proposals.  She can be reached at kquongcharles@grassrootsleadership.org.