Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Asha Ransby-Sporn

Asha Ransby-Sporn is a Chicago-based community organizer and writer who has led on both winning issue-based and political campaigns, built movement organizations, and is deeply committed to Black, left social movements.

She was a co-founder of Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100), served as Director of Organizing for anti-war youth organization Dissenters, co-created a citywide mass organizing campaign to Defund the Chicago Police Department, and ran the South Side field program for Brandon Johnson’s winning mayoral campaign in 2023 with United Working Families. 

Asha’s writing can be found in In These Times magazine, the Chicago Reader, South Side Weekly, Truthout magazine, and Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect?: Police Violence and Resistance in the United States (Haymarket Books).