Laura Wallace joined the JUFJ staff in May 2016. As JUFJ’s Senior Organizer in Montgomery County, Laura coordinates all of our County-level issue campaigns and works with our Baltimore organizers to run JUFJ’s statewide Maryland campaigns. She led JUFJ’s participation in the successful Fight For $15 campaign in Montgomery County in 2017, and was instrumental in our successful campaigns for earned sick leave in MoCo and then across Maryland. With our sister organization, the Jews United for Justice Campaign Fund, she coordinates Montgomery County candidate endorsements.
Prior to joining the staff of JUFJ, Laura was a leader with JUFJ and Action in Montgomery, the Montgomery County IAF affiliate. She has worked for Jewish organizations including the Foundation for Jewish Studies and the Masorti Movement for Conservative Judaism in Israel. Laura is a long time resident of Gaithersburg, where she lives with her husband and two children.
Laura uses she/her/hers pronouns and can be contacted at (202) 408-1423 ext. 12.