Maki serves as Communications and Narrative Director for the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, a grassroots organization focused on building power for everyday Ohioans. Most recently, she led communications for the Yes On 24 campaign in Cleveland, which won powerful police accountability and independent civilian-led oversight for Clevelanders unjustly impacted by policing. Maki has carried out much of her career at the intersection of journalism and communications, including covering Ohio politics for Capital & Main and managing media relations for the Equal Justice Initiative. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Fast Company, Capital & Main, Prism, and the progressive Filipino publication Rappler. She graduated from Swarthmore College and has a master's in journalism entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado Boulder. She lives in Cincinnati.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2022