Sarah Scanlon

National Director of Outreach for the LGBT Community, Sanders 2016 Campaign

Sarah Scanlon most recently served as the National Director of Outreach for the LGBT Community and the Arkansas State Director for Bernie 2016. She has served as the State Director for the Arkansas Voter Registration Project (AVRP) and State Director for Give Arkansas A Raise. Both projects were focused on increasing registered voters in the African American communities and then turning them out to vote on economic issues in Arkansas.
Along with a number of smaller projects in Arkansas, Sarah worked with Wellstone Action, a nonprofit based in St. Paul Minnesota with a mission to ignite leadership in people and power in communities to win change. Sarah has also done union organizing, and other campaign work, all over the country.
She, along with her wife and young daughter, resides in North Little Rock, Arkansas when not on the road agitating for progressive change.

My Sessions

Controlling Our Destiny – Running for Office as an LGBTQ Person

Our lives are impacted by the will of the elected class in our country. We have to be prepared to take the first steps toward being a part of that community. By knowing the first steps and knowing where to start we take the guessing out of it. Power is only ceded by those who […]