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Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Mary Alice Crim

Mary Alice Crim has been an organizer and advocate for community-centered media, arts, and technology for more than a decade.

Most recently she was the field director at Free Press Action where she fought for everyone’s rights to connect and communicate. She’s had a key leadership role on issues such as Net Neutrality and addressing the local news crisis in our country. She sets national field strategy, runs campaigns, supervises organizers, and participates in ongoing policy initiatives through organizing and public education activities. Mary Alice has extensive experience running national conferences, local events, online trainings and webinars, including in-district meetings with members of Congress. 

Currently, she is the Distributed Organizing Associate Director at the Sierra Club. She also chairs the board of an award-winning community media center, Northampton Open Media.

When Mary Alice isn’t working she’s likely taking on one of her hobbies: softball, volleyball, playing with her dog, gardening, community herbalism, and brewing.