State Voices

Michaela Brown

Executive Assistant

In the role of Executive Assistant, Michaela Brown provides a high level of support to the Executive Director, Director of Operations, and the DC national office.  She also works closely with the Director of Operations on board relations, event management, and many other special projects.

Michaela has a background in grassroots organizing, office management, event planning, and customer relations. She has worked for a number of nonprofits and currently is the Lead Director for Black Leaders Organizing for Change. Before joining State Voices, she worked at the Baltimore Black Worker Center, where she served as their first coordinator and organizer.

Michaela graduated with a BA in History focusing on African American History from Morgan State University. A carnivalista, she can often be found planning her friends next Caribbean carnival destination or dancing to the sounds of Soca, Reggae and Afrobeat while cooking dinner for her loved ones.

Announcing New Members to the State Voices Board

We’re excited to announce that four incredible advocates, change makers, and social justice champions have been unanimously voted to join the State Voices Board.

Sommer Foster Joins Michigan Voices to Build BIPOC Political Power

Sommer Foster has been a racial justice and pro-Black champion in Michigan for some time. We’re excited to announce that Sommer will join Tameka Ramsey as the new Co-Executive Director of Michigan Voices.

COVID-19 Updates for Our Collective Health and Safety

We’re grateful to everyone demanding paid leave for all, BIPOC leaders organizing mutual aid projects, and people advocating for incarcerated people.

State Voices is following the lead of these incredible organizers, and we’re also updating much of our programs for our collective health and safety.