As the State Advocacy Director, Sarah spearheads the Strategy Center’s state-level advocacy and coalition work. She works closely with legislators, coalition partners, and supporters to advance the Strategy Center’s mission of fighting for safe products, food and drinking water, and sustainable, green jobs.
Sarah brings with her over 10 years of experience in the advocacy and communications realms. Prior to joining the Strategy Center, Sarah spent eight years with the Anti-Defamation League as part of their Government Relations, Advocacy and Community Engagement team. She advocated on behalf of the League with Members of Congress, government agencies, and national coalitions, focusing on immigration and reproductive justice issues. She also worked at Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) as part of the media team, helping to advance PPFA’s mission of care, no matter what.
Sarah has an M.A. in Applied Politics from American University and a B.S. in Political Science from Portland State University. She also holds a certificate from American University’s Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute as well as their Women and Public Policy Institute. In her spare time, you can find Sarah either in the movie theater or planning her next travel adventure with friends.
swoodbury [at] preventharm.org (Sarah Woodbury)