Laura Wallace leads our work in Montgomery County to endorse and support candidates. She joined the staff of our sister organization, JUFJ, in May 2016. As JUFJ’s Montgomery County Director, Laura manages all of our County-level issue campaigns and she works with the Maryland organizing team to coordinate JUFJ’s statewide campaigns. She was a leader of the broad-based coalition that won the 2020 Montgomery County Ballot questions to increase representation and create a fairer tax code. She led JUFJ’s participation in the successful Fight For $15 campaign in Montgomery County and in Maryland, and was instrumental in our successful campaign for earned sick leave at both the county and state level.
Prior to joining the staff of JUFJ, Laura was a leader with JUFJ and Action in Montgomery, the Montgomery County IAF affiliate. She has worked for a number of Jewish organizations, including the Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies. Her first career was working as a stage manager for theaters in DC, St. Louis, and New York. Laura lives in Rockville with her husband and two children.
Laura uses she/her/hers pronouns.