Kendra (she/her) leads community growth, a cross-functional team that brings together engagement, product, and data strategy.

Before joining CCI, Kendra was a communications strategist at a national labor union, where she supported programs addressing collective bargaining, political organizing, and coalition building. She started her career as a journalist covering US politics, the automotive industry, education policy, and health care. Her byline can be found in newspapers across the country.

Kendra holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international studies from Northwestern University. She grew up in the East Bay and — after a long detour through Chicago, Washington, DC, and Boston — she is excited to be back home. Kendra enjoys baking bread, hiking, playing Scrabble, and getting lost in museums.