Virginia Voter, July 2022
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Virginia Voter: June 2022
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At 3 PM on the 10th, the registration form for LWV-VA 2019 Leadership Workshops will no longer be available. That means you don’t have long before you will be out of time.
Register here https://lwv-va.org/2019-lwv-va-workshops/
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Alicia Gurrieri is an Organizer for the League of Women Voters national office where she provides strategic oversight for grassroots organizing to Leagues across the country. After graduating in 2013 with a dual BA in Psychology and Gender & Sexuality Studies, Alicia started her career in Camden, New Jersey for the South Jersey AIDS Alliance as a Health Educator. There, she enrolled individuals in Medicaid, conducted street-based outreach, and provided direct-service risk-reduction counseling for people living with HIV. Alicia came to the League after spending nearly three years at the National Women’s Law Center where she worked first as the Program Assistant for the Reproductive Rights and Health Team and then as Development Analyst. In August 2018, she earned her master’s degree in Political Management at George Washington University.
Senior Associate, Development + Programs
Erica Sims has worked in the non–profit management, affordable housing development, and community organizing fields for over 17 years. Her focus has been on social and economic justice through housing and economic development. Ms. Sims has held private sector, nonprofit and government roles and has overseen the development of over 2,500 units of affordable housing and 50,000 square feet of commercial development space in new construction and renovation projects.
Prior to joining HDAdvisors in 2017, she acted as Deputy Executive Director of Mutual Housing Association of New York, a non–profit affordable housing developer, owner and manager with a portfolio over 1,500 units of affordable housing. She received a Bachelor‘s in Economics and a Bachelor‘s in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology.