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Lisa Thomas (she/her) is the Director of Communications for ALIGN, overseeing media relations, digital strategy, and messaging for the organization and its campaigns.

She has more than a decade of communications experience at nonprofit arts institutions in NYC, including at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Film at Lincoln Center (FLC). At FLC, she was proud to help unionize her workplace, serving on the FLC Union organizing committee, managing the union’s social media accounts, and coordinating a public escalation campaign to win a fair contract. She also worked on the campaign communications teams for New York State Senator Jabari Brisport and New York City Council candidate Michael Hollingsworth, and she is passionate about building worker power for a stronger labor movement and a more just future for the many. Originally from California’s Central Coast, Lisa currently lives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.