Karen Toering

Director of Advocacy

Karen’s background includes work as a grassroots organizer, cultural worker and consultant for non-profit arts and social justice organizations. Named by Seattle Magazine as one of Seattle’s Most Influential People of 2019, her work focuses on equity, Black liberation, and wealth redistribution. 

Most days, you can find Karen in her backyard, gardening, cussing at squirrels and waiting patiently for the next video call from her grandchildren.