Leveraging deep experience in campaigns and political communications, Lauren D. Green leads strategic and creative communications campaigns for clients at West End Strategy Team to equip them to achieve their advocacy and programmatic goals. She collaborates with clients to develop compelling and persuasive messaging that reaches priority audiences across multiple platforms. Lauren works primarily with organizations advocating for policies that improve lives, expand voting rights and strengthen civic engagement.
Prior to WEST, Lauren served as communications director for the Kairos Center for Rights, Religions, Social Justice, an anchor organization of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. While there she served on the executive committee and offered communications strategy and media relations for the organization. She was also a core member of the communications team leading up to and executing the Mass Poor People’s and Low Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls on June 18, 2022.
Earlier in her career, Lauren served as communications director with Fair Count, an organization founded by Stacey Abrams to ensure Black and brown communities were counted in the 2020 Census. She also served as communications and digital director with For Our Future Virginia, where she led the Raise the Wage coalition’s communications efforts to successfully raise Virginia’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. She also served as communications director on various political campaigns including Justin Fairfax for Lieutenant Governor and Aruna Miller for Congress.
Lauren has a bachelor’s degree in political science and government from Spelman College and a master’s degree in political communications from American University. She hosts a political podcast on current events with a special emphasis on direct impact to marginalized communities, Unbossed, Unbothered, and Unfiltered.