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Brea Baker

Using culture to fuel impact and build political power

Brea is a skilled communications strategist, influencer engagement professional, activist/organizer, and social impact advisor. She has contributed to dozens of electoral and advocacy campaigns including the 2017 Women’s March (where she served as the youngest national organizer), the 2018 student walkouts against gun violence, Jumaane Williams’ successful bid for NYC Public Advocate, and more.

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Using culture to fuel impact and build political power

Brea Baker is a skilled communications strategist and organizer who has been working on the frontlines for over 8 years first as a student activist and now as a national and global strategist for leading changemakers. In that time, she has contributed to dozens of electoral and advocacy campaigns including the 2017 Women’s March (where she served as the youngest national organizer), the 2018 student walkouts against gun violence, Jumaane Williams’ successful bid for NYC Public Advocate, and more. Among her many hats, a core part of Brea’s work involves advising influencers, advocacy organizations, and media companies on their social impact strategies.

Brea has a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University where she held internships with the U.S. Department of State, Public Defender Service DC, and served as President of Yale’s NAACP Chapter. For her work in coalition with other activists and organizers, Brea has been recognized as a 2017 Glamour Woman of the Year (Women’s March), and 2019 i-D Up and Rising. In addition, she has spoken about her work at Yale Law School, Yale School of Art, the United Nations’ Girl Up Campaign, ABC’s The View, VICE, The Hollywood Reporter, and more. She also regularly contributes with ELLE Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar.

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  • Young activist is on a mission to continue MLK’s legacy
    Brea Baker hopes people will be reading Martin Luther King Jr.’s words, watching his speeches and looking to understand what the continuation of his legacy looks like.
  • Brea Baker- Read Every Word of This Yale Student’s Account of Racism at Her School
    In a new essay for Elle, Brea Baker breaks down the racism she sees at Yale University, how the school has tried to fix issues on campus and the things…
  • These 5 Steps Towards Anti-Racism Begin with Living Values Out Loud, Writes Activist Brea Baker
    PEOPLE’s Voices from the Fight Against Racism will amplify Black perspectives on the push for equality and justice
  • Brea Baker- An Activist At Yale On What It’s Like To Be #BlackonCampus
    Brea Baker, 21, is a senior at Yale from Freeport, NY, and the president of Yale's NAACP chapter. Over the phone late Wednesday evening, she spoke to ELLE.com to walk…
  • Brea Baker About Inspire Justice Activists on Juneteenth in Hollywood and Using the Day Off as a “Day On”
    The social impact agency's Brea Baker and Taylor K. Shaw, who educate and train stars, influencers and media companies to use their platforms for social good, explain how the entertainment…
  • Brea Baker About ‘I Can’t Focus on Abortion Access if My People Are Dying’
    Some Gen Z and millennial women said they viewed abortion rights as important but less urgent than other social justice causes. Others said racial disparities in reproductive health must be…
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