Marissa is thrilled to join CYC’s team as the Director of Philanthropy & Strategic Partnerships. In this role, she is responsible for the organization’s overall fundraising strategy, cultivating and maintaining relationships with key funders and stakeholders, and bringing CYC’s youth-led vision to life.
Committed to social advocacy and amplifying under-represented voices, Marissa has worked in development and partnership building for a number of different social justice organizations. She is also dedicated to political change and building progressive power, having served as the Director of Fundraising for Future Now/Future Now Fund, a group focused on electing and empowering state legislators across the country.
A native of New Hampshire and New Yorker for 12 years, Marissa is excited to join the Bay Area and CYC community.