Mansi Kathuria


Mansi Kathuria is the Field Strategy and Research Analyst with the Network for Transformative Change where they work closely with our partners on new projects and research to build narratives for belonging. 

Mansi has worked across social movements for the last decade. Most recently, they were at Working Partnerships as the Associate Director of Health and Care Policy, building and leading local campaigns to improve access to care, care work, and health equity. Previously, they’ve organized with Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago, building coalitions to advance immigrant justice and racial equity across the state, and worked as a labor organizer with National Nurses United. Mansi is also committed to global justice, anti-war, and anti-facsist organizing and is founder of Chicago South Asians for Justice and an active member of ASATA - the Alliance of South Asians Taking Action. 

After many years in Chicago, they moved to Oakland in 2020 to pursue a masters in public policy at Berkeley. You can find them reading by the lake, at a queer dance party, or cooking up something new in their kitchen.

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Democracy in Crisis: The Courage to Re-Humanize One Another
This session will dive into Bridging for Democracy (B4D), a project that is developing strategies through which grassroots power-building organizations meaningfully bridge across racial, ideological, and urban-rural divides to strengthen democratic norms at a time of deep social fragmentation and dehumanization. Over the past decade, movement groups in the U.S. have invested heavily in voter outreach and significantly increased civic engagement. However, our democracy has still weakened and fragmentation is hardening. B4D partners have been conducting pilot projects in Illinois, Georgia...