Brea Baker is a queer black millennial woman working at the intersections of race, gender identity, public safety, and community. While currently working as Director of Programs at Inspire Justice, Brea understands that we need a multi-pronged approach to the complex problems facing society. Working across fields and industries from activism to the entertainment industry to electoral work and politics, she believes in the need for progressive policy along with a culture that reflects and affirms everyone’s right to thrive.
Brea is a skilled communications strategist, influencer engagement professional, activist/organizer, and social impact advisor. She has contributed to dozens of electoral and advocacy campaigns including the 2017 Women’s March (where she served as the youngest national organizer), the 2018 student walkouts against gun violence, Jumaane Williams’ successful bid for NYC Public Advocate, VICE, and more.
For her work in coalition with other activists and organizers, Brea has been recognized as a 2017 Glamour Woman of the Year (Women’s March) and has spoken on her activism and work at Yale University, Yale Law School, the United Nations’ Girl Up Campaign, ABC’s The View, ELLE Magazine, and more. She serves on the Youth Advisory Board of United Humanity Coalition and is an active member of Justice League NYC.