Meet Nicole Johnson, IGNITE's Southeast Program Director

Meet Nicole Johnson, IGNITE's Southeast Program Director

Nicole Johnson has more than 25 years of working in and with organizations dedicated to serving the community. She has served as a Director, Program Manager, Community Organizer, Community Educator and Youth Development Coordinator, throughout her career.

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School is Back in Session - and so is IGNITE!

School is Back in Session - and so is IGNITE!

Class is back in session! As we return to our campuses this fall or even begin our college experiences, this is a perfect time to set goals and get excited about what is coming this next semester. For me, I am beyond excited to continue spreading IGNITE’s mission and work alongside my college chapter friends at Collin College, especially as the midterms approach.

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Monica Medina, West Coast Program Manager

Monica Medina, West Coast Program Manager

Monica was born and raised in the Los Angeles area and now serves as the West Coast Program Manager at IGNITE. She is passionate about mentorship, advocating for her community, social justice, and the political process. Prior to IGNITE she was at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) where she helped provide professional development opportunities for Latino Elected Officials to strengthen their leadership and ensure they had the skills and information needed to serve their communities. She also spent time as a volunteer mentor coach with America Needs You, an organization that serves first-generation college students. Monica holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies and a minor in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, rollerblading, and spending time with friends and family. You can reach monica at monica@ignitenational.org.
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The Dr. Anne Moses Fellowship Experience: Q&A

The Dr. Anne Moses Fellowship Experience: Q&A

Dr. Anne Moses Fellows (aka IGNITE Fellows) are community leaders and organizers who mobilize and empower others in their cities and states to become civically and politically engaged. They are helping young cis women, non-binary and gender expansive youth explore new ways to flex their political power, and together, change the face of politics across the country. Keep reading to learn more about the Fellowship from former IGNITE Fellows. 

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Emily Ultan, Development Coordinator

Emily Ultan, Development Coordinator

Emily brings five years of nonprofit fundraising experience to IGNITE. She has worked primarily for arts organizations and holds a BA in Theater from Connecticut...

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