Regional Advocacy Coordinators

Meet your CARE Action Network representative!

CARE has a team spread across the U.S. working to educate and update advocates on CARE's legislative agenda, facilitate local events to raise awareness for CARE's work and help advocates build local networks to give a voice to issues in the developing world. Use this list to find a representative near you:

Interested in learning more about CARE's citizen advocacy? Live in AL, AR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, KS, LA, MA, ME, MN, MO, MS, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, or WY?

Deputy Director of Citizen Advocacy 
Meet Ellen Carmichael

Ellen Carmichael is Deputy Director of Citizen Advocacy for CARE.  Ellen leads the CARE Action Network Team’s strategy to engage supporters across the U.S. to lend their voice to the movement to end global poverty and injustice.  Prior to joining CARE in 2008, Ellen worked for the Ohio Sierra Club and was an organizer for Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizing.
729 9th Ave, #307
Huntington, WV 25701  

Live in DC, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MN, NC, OH, VA, WI or WV?
Meet Katie Kraft

Katie, based in St. Paul, MN, comes to CARE from The United Methodist Church’s General Board of Church & Society where she led efforts to organize a team of faith-based advocates to build support for international family planning programs in local communities and on Capitol Hill. Prior to her work with The United Methodist Church, she developed communications and advocacy strategies for the Patient Access Network Foundation and the DC Women’s Agenda.
1360 University Ave West #118
Saint Paul, MN 55104  

Live in AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NV, OR, UT or WA?
Meet Jonathan Young

Jonathan, based in Seattle, WA, comes to CARE from the ONE Campaign where he led efforts to engage and mobilize advocates in the Northwest part of the country. Prior to joining ONE, he worked for a variety of nonprofits including the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and the Experience Music Project.