Sarah Levin is the Director of Grassroots and Community Programs at Secular Coalition for America (SCA).
Since joining SCA in 2013, she has managed and grown their state advocacy program and implemented various grassroots campaigns on the national and state level, including:
- the 2014 “Knit a Brick” campaign to protest the Hobby Lobby v. Burwell decision;
- the 2015 (now annual) Bad Bill Madness;
- a new political party organizing initiative, launched in 2016 when the first ever Secular Caucus was established at the Texas Democratic Convention and three secular policy resolutions were incorporated into the party platform.
Prior to joining the Secular Coalition, Sarah completed her AmeriCorps service by serving low-income immigrant and refugee families as a community liaison at the Greenbrier Learning Center in Arlington, Virginia. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from American University, where she served as president of the university’s Secular Student Alliance affiliate.
["TED Talk"] Lead with Feelings, not Facts: How to talk Secular Values
Learn why it's important to lead with your values when advocating for change and learn strategies to articulate them in an authentic, compelling way.
[Workshop] Secular Values Voters: The Power of a Unified Voice
Sarah will present the Secular Values Voter campaign, a long-term vision to build and mobilize an strong secular voting bloc united by shared secular values. This action-oriented presentation is geared toward individuals and community organizers looking for ways to get more involved in political advocacy. She will also give updates on the Secular Coalition for America's lobbying efforts in Congress.
[Sunday Summit] Advocacy 101: Building Relationships with your Lawmakers
New to advocacy? Want to learn how to build a relationship with your lawmakers? This workshop will give you the skills you need to get started.