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.
Marissa is thrilled to join CYC’s team as the Chief Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships Officer. 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.
A native of New Hampshire and New Yorker for 12 years, Marissa is excited to join the Bay Area and CYC community.