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Cecilie Surasky is the Communications Director at the Othering & Belonging Institute. She brings decades of narrative strategy and communications experience to her position which she started in the spring of 2020. She has worked on a wide range of justice and equity issues including prison exoneree advocacy, LGBTQ rights, Palestinian legal rights and climate justice. Cecilie was founding communications and deputy director of Jewish Voice for Peace where she led high-impact campaigns to build grassroots support for policies that honor all life by upholding the inalienable human rights of Palestinians. Cecilie has also been a columnist for an East Coast daily newspaper, host of one of the country's first LGBTQ commercial talk radio programs, and a videomaker whose work has been shown at NY's Museum of Modern Art and in festivals around the world.