Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Jay Carmona


Jay Carmona has been a campaigner and strategist since 2008. Jay has worked on dozens of campaigns in a career spanning multiple arenas of the American left, including labor organizing, environmental and climate justice, LGBT civil rights, and media and electoral campaigning. Before helping to roll out the world’s first campaigns to divest public pension funds from fossil fuels at, Jay was instrumental in coordinating major mobilizations in Washington DC, worked for two city governments, and rolled out advocacy campaigning at Media Matters for America. Jay specializes in a holistic approach to campaigning that includes a seamless blend of technology and grassroots organizing. Jay works with clients to support and create distributed and chapter-based, tech-supported organizing programs at their firm for decentralized organizing, Sematonic Strategies.