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Dizzy Zaba

Dizzy Zaba is a Strategy Director at ThinkShout working with clients like the Southern Poverty Law Center, Demos, Freedom House, and others. Previously, they were the Digital Director at United for Respect – formerly known as OUR Walmart – where they experimented with online-first organizing strategies to translate online engagement to mass offline action. They have worked on corporate campaigns to win wage increases, paid family leave, and pregnancy accommodations at Walmart. Most recently, Dizzy led the digital strategy for the campaign that won $20 million in severance pay for laid off Toys R Us employees. Dizzy got started in the labor movement as a field organizer with the New York Taxi Workers Alliance before helping to launch an alt-labor organizing program at Working America to experiment with organizing models beyond traditional unions. They spent the next few years at M+R consulting on digital organizing strategy for various organizations and campaigns including the Fight for $15 and Planned Parenthood.