Appointed as Narrative Impact Analyst, Race Forward


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Position Description

Race Forward’s mission is to build awareness, solutions, and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information, and experiences. Race Forward defines racial justice as the systematic fair treatment of people of all races, resulting in equitable opportunities and outcomes for all, and it works to advance racial justice through media, research, and leadership development. The Narrative Impact Analyst provides strategic support to the organization’s efforts to amplify and innovatively measure the impact of the varied racial justice narrative programs of both Race Forward and allied/client organizations. S/he contributes to and builds upon organizational content analysis practice and other impact evaluation methods for narrative change campaigns and journalism. Relevant projects may include the “Drop the I-word (‘illegal’)” Campaign; the Shattered Families report and daily news site Colorlines coverage on the intersection of immigration and child welfare systems; the Mass Freedom Project bridging the movements combatting systemic discrimination in the criminal justice system and the immigration system; and the work of local government to advance racial equity and create an effective and inclusive democracy.