Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Morgan Overton

For the last decade, Morgan's personal and professional journey has centered racial, gender, and economic justice. She began her trajectory in public service as an Organizing Fellow for Former President Obama’s re-election campaign in 2012. Since then, Morgan has ventured across government, nonprofit, philanthropic, and community advocacy spaces to bridge the power of everyday lived experiences with transformative change. Currently, Morgan has made history as the first Black woman to serve as Vice-Chair of the Allegheny County Democratic Committee in June 2022. Additionally, Morgan serves as State Committee Representative for the Pennsylvania Young Democrats Board, Acting Chair of the City of Pittsburgh Gender Equity Commission, and Board Member of Planned Parenthood Western Pennsylvania. Professionally, Morgan serves in the Office of Mayor Ed Gainey, where she works toward achieving a more equitable Pittsburgh for all. From the University of Pittsburgh, Morgan holds a Master of Social Work with a focus in Community Organizing and Social Action, and a Bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Studio Art.

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