Through strategic and multi-faceted grassroots advocacy, IJ’s Activism Team vindicates the rights of individuals to freely pursue their hopes and dreams, unencumbered by excessive regulation and government overreach. Activism trains and organizes activists, holds government officials accountable, collaborates with decision makers, and changes laws.

Recent graduates interested in changing the world at the grassroots through outreach, community organizing, training, coalition building, and public demonstrations may apply for IJ’s Maffucci Fellowship at

We look forward to working with you.

The Activism Team

Christina Walsh
Senior Director of Activism and Coalitions
Jordan Banegas
Activism Manager
Jennifer McDonald
Assistant Director of Activism Special Projects
Chad Reese
Assistant Director of Activism
Ellen Hamlett
Activism Coordinator
Rachel Williams
Activism Assistant