California State Director Rafael Navar for Bernie Sanders campaign 2020. National political director for the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO from Mar. 2012. Deputy director of the political capacity team (Jan. 2011-Mar. 2012) and political capacity coordinator for the property service division (Aug. 2009-May 2011) of SEIU. Political director of SEIU Local 99, Sept. 2006-Nov. 2008. Organizer for the Labor Community Strategy Center, 2003. National coordinator for the National Commission for Democracy in Mexico, 1998-2001. B.A. in history from UC San Diego, 2003.
The Wildfire Project is grateful to have the support of an esteemed board of writers, thought leaders, organizers, trainers, activists, artists and facilitators. The hundreds of years of experience between them helps to guide Wildfire’s direction, strategy and practices.
Brooke Lehman, Carinne Luck, Clayton Thomas Muller, Farhad Ebrahimi, George Lakey, Harmony Goldberg, Jonathan Smucker, Naomi Klein, Rafael Navar, Raj Patel, Raquel Lavina, Sumitra Rajkumar, Willie Baptist.
Calvin Cheung-Miaw October 1, 2017 ·
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With the DC Dream Defenders
Umi Selah, April 21, 2014 ·
- Dream Defenders would love to spend time with their DC friends, family, and supporters this month! On Thursday, April 24th, Dream Defenders will be hosting a social at Red Rocks in DC to see you all.
- The event will be a cultural gathering of the Dream Defenders' community in DC, featuring brief presentations from the Dream Defenders team, artwork, drinks, and good company. Blacked Out History M... See More — with Malu Brooks, Alana J. Hill, Angel Elliott, Corey Dade, Jade Ogunnaike, Steven Jumper, Rontel Batie, Hugh Harris, Rafael Navar, Jimmy Jay Hernandez, Aimee Ferg, Larry Ferguson, Brandon W. Ellis, Ashley Golden Brown, David Jr G, Maya Ayanna Darasaw, Aisha Alexander, Joy Lawson, Eddy Morales and Juliana Guzman-Morales.
National Advisory Board
The National Advisory Board of the Working Families Organization is comprised of representatives from national progressive organizations and from each of our state organizations.
Board in January 2016;
- Brandon Davis, SEIU
- Ilya Sheyman, Moveon.org
- Rafael Navar, CWA
- Brian Kettenring, Center for Popular Democracy
- Ana Maria Archila, Center for Popular Democracy
We Will Replace You Advisors included: