Terin Mayer is an organizer and social movement strategist based in Minnesota’s Twin Cities. Working with community-based nonprofits and labor unions, he has leveraged grassroots engagement into winning issue and electoral campaigns that advance racial and economic justice and helped to build organizations that develop the power of communities of color. He has an interest in long-term social change that strengthens democracy, deepens equity and fosters sustainability in the United States and around the globe. Terin received his bachelor’s degree with distinction from Carleton College where he studied political theory. He spent ten years of his childhood in Bolivia, Spain, and Chile with his younger sister and their parents, an elementary school educator and a US Air Force officer. Terin is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (United States 2009).
Updated May 2019