As Movement Capacity Coordinator, Jade Wilenchik works to support and enhance The Opportunity Agenda's training, media, and partner engagement strategies. Prior to this role, she was the Network Policy Manager at the Roosevelt Institute, an organization committed to rewriting the rules that define our social and economic realities. In this role, she provided campaign and communications strategy to student-led policy projects; designed and led trainings; and managed the production of their annual policy journal, 10 Ideas.
Much of her academic and professional experience has been rooted in worker’s rights and economic justice, having held leadership roles in Emerson Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees (USAS Local 196), sat on the Executive Committee of the Newsguild of New York, and worked in the offices of Jobs with Justice MA.
Jade holds a BS in Communication Studies with a concentration in Political Communication from Emerson College.