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Erin Swauger

Social Media Manager
NextGen America

Erin Swauger (she/her) is a skilled digital strategist and content creator with experience mobilizing young voters, leading rapid response moments, and advocating for progressive policies. Currently, Swauger is NextGen America’s Social Media Manager, leading the organization’s growing social team to engage 18-35-year-old eligible young voters, advocate for expanded ballot access, and elect progressives up and down the ballot. Previously, Erin led the social media program at The Climate Reality Project, where she was a one-woman team responsible for content production and strategy for a total following of 1.7M. In her role, she worked to mobilize the next generation of climate leaders, advance environmental justice, and lead major worldwide days of climate action featuring former Vice President Al Gore. After graduating from Emerson College with a Bachelors of Science in Political Communications and Strategy, she worked for notable consulting firms in DC, leading social content and designing graphics for popular progressive social media clients. She’s a passionate advocate and organizer who was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida, currently lives in DC, and loves talking about her very old, very adorable dog, Marley.