Brianna Twofoot is the vice president of organizing leadership at Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE).
The Organizing Leadership team at LEE inspires, catalyzes and develops members in community organizing to build the people power needed to achieve educational equity, and enduring institutions to see educational equity achieved in our lifetimes. Brianna leads a team of organizing trainers and coaches who support LEE members in organizing leadership development. Previously, Brianna was field director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine, where she led campaign and field strategy in federal and state issue campaigns, including Maine's historic campaigns to end the use of solitary confinement in Maine prisons and implement marriage equality for LGBTQ Mainers through a state legislative efforts. To annually engage impacted people in dozens of issue campaigns and ballot initiatives, Brianna harnessed the power of organizing people through chairing existing coalitions and building new ones, equipping volunteers with skills to grow public networks around an issue, and continuously engaging and developing the membership base of the ACLU of Maine. In that role, she solidified her commitment to the power of organizing in bringing about long-lasting systemic change. Brianna began her career as a Teach For America Corps Member in the Mississippi Delta and a school leader in Indianapolis at a Lighthouse Charter School. She holds a Bachelor's in Political Science from Bryn Mawr College.