Becca Lobley serves as the Online Community Coordinator for the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE). In this capacity, she connects network practitioners to the GARE Network Portal and supports them once they’re there, equipping them with the tools they need to find and share resources, make connections, and build community. She also supports efforts to increase engagement and organize the numerous resources and discussions to which network practitioners contribute.
Prior to joining Race Forward in 2022, Becca was an Equity Program Manager at the Allegheny County [PA] Department of Human Services, a GARE member jurisdiction. In that role, she led racial equity and inclusion initiatives and projects for the Office of Equity Engagement. She has also worked to support leadership development in the nonprofit sector as a Program Manager at Public Allies Pittsburgh, and led recruitment efforts for CORO Pittsburgh programs.
Becca brings to her role her passion for racial justice and equity, as well as her background as a social worker. She received her MSW focused on Community Organization and Social Action from the University of Pittsburgh, and her BA in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies from the California State University of Long Beach.