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Becca Rast

Jess King for Congress
Campaign Manager
Becca Rast is from Lancaster PA, where she grew up and currently lives. She started organizing as a 16 year old against the war in Iraq, and has never stopped organizing. She has organizing roots in labor, immigrant, and climate justice movements. In the wake of the 2016 election she helped found Lancaster Stands Up, a mass membership based community organization that has mobilized thousands of people in Lancaster County. Currently she is the Campaign Manager for Jess King for Congress, where they are developing one of the strongest grassroots campaigns in the country, rooted in community values and progressive populism. She deeply believes that we need to organize everywhere leading with our values, and that small cities are a critical bridge between rural and urban communities.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, July 29