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Arisha Michelle Hatch

Managing Director of Campaigns, ColorOfChange.org

Arisha Michelle Hatch serves as the Managing Director of Campaigns at ColorOfChange.org and the Director of ColorOfChange PAC and leads the organization’s civic engagement, voting rights, criminal justice, corporate accountability and media work. Prior to joining ColorOfChange in 2012, Arisha left behind a legal career to organize for the Obama Campaign in 2008, and later as National Organizing Director of the Courage Campaign, led innovative earned media campaigns Her creative approach to online campaigning — concentrated at the intersection of politics and pop culture — has been featured in thousands of news stories. She earned degrees in Economics, Creative Writing and Feminist Studies from Stanford and her juris doctorate from Santa Clara University.