Vice President: Political
Sarah Cotton (she/her) is the Vice President: Political at Voices for Progress. Sarah leads the organization’s political program, both federally and in California state. Previously, she served as Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, and National Director at Voices for Progress, where she led membership recruitment and fundraising efforts for the organization. Sarah’s background is in campaign fundraising, and includes multiple stints as a finance director on congressional campaigns and a cycle at the DCCC as Southern Candidate Services Director. Sarah holds a B.A from Marquette University. She is passionate about social justice, reproductive freedom, and civil rights. Sarah is a proud Wisconsinite, an avid reader, and a diehard Marquette basketball fan.
Most staff are employed by Voices for Progress Education Fund, a project of Tides Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Voices for Progress, a project of Tides Advocacy, a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization, covers the cost of any work performed on its behalf via a cost-sharing agreement.