Paola Maranan is the Executive Director of Children's Alliance, an organization she has been involved with—in one role or another—since 1993. A hallmark of her work has been to bring greater attention to the racial disparities that diminish opportunity for Washington’s kids.
Jon Gould joined the staff of the Children's Alliance in 1997. As Deputy Director, he coordinates the organization's public policy, mobilization, lobbying, communications, and outreach activities.
Nancy joined the Children’s Alliance in 1999. As Finance and Operations Director she oversees financial and administrative services, and serves as a member of the management team.
Jamerika joins the Children’s Alliance team as our Strategic Communications Assistant. She will help with social media engagement and building partnerships to further advance the organization’s mission. She is excited to be on board and to work on the behalf of Washington state’s children.
Adam joined the Children’s Alliance in August 2010, bringing more than 12 years of experience reporting on social and economic justice issues. As Communications Director, Adam leads strategic communication around Children's Alliance campaign priorities.
Jennifer leads the Early Learning team at the Children’s Alliance and works with the Early Learning Action Alliance to advocate for policies and practices that ensure Washington’s children, beginning with those furthest from opportunity, get access to the high quality early learning opportunities
As a member of the Children’s Alliance’s health policy team, Litonya draws on her past work and experience to advance health equity for all kids.
Hannah Lidman has joined the staff of the Children’s Alliance to work on the development of a Department of Children, Youth, and Families in Washington State.
In partnership with donors, board members and staff, Beth ensures that the Children’s Alliance has the resources necessary to advocate effectively for Washington’s kids.
Gillian Murphy comes to Children's Alliance via a career that has included being a radio operator on the Greenpeace ships, doing graduate work studying social movements, and teaching sociology.
Siobhan Ring is the Mobilization Director for the Children's Alliance. She joined the Children's Alliance staff in November, 2007, as the Online Communications staff.
Jessica works with the Early Learning team at the Children’s Alliance and with the Early Learning Action Alliance to shrink the opportunity gap faced by low-income children and children of color by advocating for expanded access to high-quality early learning opportunities for all of Washington’s
Emijah is a Seattle native from the Central District. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Evans School at the University of Washington.
Seayoung works with the Early Learning team to advocate for racially equitable early learning policies at the state and federal levels. She provides administrative and program support to the policy staff, with a focus on the early learning work of the Children’s Alliance.