Build Movements. Drive Change.

Civic Nation is a nonprofit ecosystem for high-impact organizing and education initiatives working to build a more inclusive, equitable America.

We shift culture, systems, and policy by bringing together individuals, grassroots organizers, industry leaders and influencers to tackle our nation’s most pressing social challenges.

More than
56K+
Volunteers Mobilized
100M
Americans Educated About Voting
1300
Media, Corporate and Nonprofit Partners
Our Work

Civic Nation is home to a network of national initiatives and campaigns that drive meaningful change. We take on the biggest issues of our time — strengthening our democracy, increasing voter participation, connecting communities with benefits that help them thrive, and more.

Our Model

We believe our nation's biggest and most complex challenges require innovative solutions. Our centralized model is set up to be highly responsive, while drawing on deep expertise in grassroots organizing, data and analytics, and creative communications and marketing.

Civic Nation’s model enables us to quickly launch new initiatives to address pressing issues, like student loan repayment and broadband connectivity while continuing our focus on enduring social challenges around civic engagement and voter participation

Our Network

1300
Media, Corporate and Nonprofit Partners
400
Celebrity & Influencer Partners
1400
High Schools
Civic Nation convenes high-profile influencers, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and educational institutions to put their power behind our campaigns.

Our Impact

Civic Nation’s 2023 Impact Report provides a snapshot of our initiatives’ accomplishments and previews exciting projects happening in 2024. The report dives deep into the work of our initiatives and campaigns and shares a roadmap for how we will ensure that Americans across the country are registered and ready to vote in 2024. 

Our Team

Civic Nation is guided by an exceptional group of individuals with decades of experience in government, nonprofits and the private sector.

Valerie Jarrett
Board Chair
Tina Tchen
Board Secretary
Sam Brown
Board Treasurer
Cecilia Muñoz
Board Member
Pete Rouse
Board Member
Joe Paulsen
Board Member
Jason Waskey
Board Member
Kyle Lierman
Chief Executive Officer
Lauren Kidwell
Chief Impact and Operating Officer
Wilma Linares
Chief Financial Officer
Shira Miller
Chief Strategy Officer
Lia Albini
Executive Vice President, Communications
Anna Chu
Executive Director, We The Action
Jennifer Domagal-Goldman
Executive Director, ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge
Kalisha Figures
Senior Fellow, Change Collective
Richard B. Hall
Executive Vice President, People & Operations
Beth Lynk
Executive Director, When We All Vote and Senior Advisor
Ashlynn Profit
Vice President, Communications & Content
Jalakoi Solomon
Executive Vice President, Campaigns & Partnerships
Tracey Vitchers
Executive Director, It's On Us
Kerry Washington with an It's On Us hoodie - Connect with Civic Nation

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Our team works with partners ranging from community organizations and elected officials to national media and corporations. Does your organization want to take on the biggest challenges of our time?