State Voices

Mishara Davis

Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships

Mishara Davis is the Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships and serves as the national liaison consulting partners on best practices and maximizing the use of tools offered by State Voices for civic engagement program implementation, execution, and evaluation. Mishara serves as a member of the State Voices Strategic Planning North Star Committee and manages the Data Certification Program (DCP) which increases the data and technology expertise of partners using the State Voices civic engagement data and tools.

Her prior experience includes campus organizing, issue advocacy, and coordinating volunteers in political campaigns. Prior to joining State Voices, Mishara worked as a lead organizer on a presidential race in New Hampshire and Mississippi.

Mishara graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Political Science & Urban Planning. She lives in Washington, D.C. and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®.

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.