Rae Roca was raised in Toledo, Ohio. At an early age she understood the impact that unified voices had to affect real systemic change. After receiving her BA in Communications from Ohio Northern University, she moved to DC in the hopes of focusing her time and talents on helping others. Previously, Rae worked promoting National Collections of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. She also founded Loan Reform Now an online network of advocates and educators for those burdened by student debt. Her background in media relations and communications in addition to her advocacy work help fuel her passion for working on behalf of millennials. Rae has been featured on Al Jazeera English, Channel One News, CBS Evening News, and PBS Nightly Business Report discussing her personal struggle with student debt. Rae lives in Northern Virginia with her husband Steve and her son Hank.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2014