The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund Welcome New Communications Manager
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Contact: Shin Inouye, [email protected], 202.869.0398
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and its sister organization, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, welcomed Janessa Sambola-Harris as a communications manager.
“We are thrilled to have Janessa join our team,” said Allyn Brooks-LaSure, executive vice president for communications of The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund. “She brings a wealth of experience in communications that will be an important asset as we continue to fight to create an America as good as its ideals.”
Janessa Sambola-Harris is a communications manager. She most recently worked in communications at the Association of American Law Schools, a scholarly society and educational professional association dedicated to advancing legal education. At AALS, she led member engagement efforts, and assisted with launching initiatives, including the Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse Project. Previously, she worked as a senior communications associate at ConwayStrategic, a consultancy which specializes in developing communications strategies and campaigns for reproductive rights and justice organizations, and as a public affairs specialist in the Office of Public Affairs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Sambola-Harris earned her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and master’s degree from George Washington University in Media and Strategic Communications. Previously, she worked as a media contributor at the Cincinnati Herald and a technical recruiter in her hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 220 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good as its ideals. For more information on The Leadership Conference and its member organizations, visit civilrights.org.
The Leadership Conference Education Fund builds public will for federal policies that promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. The Education Fund’s campaigns empower and mobilize advocates around the country to push for progressive change in the United States. It was founded in 1969 as the education and research arm of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. For more information on The Education Fund, visit civilrights.org/edfund/.