Meet Keelie. Keelie works closely with the consulting team at CRE as one of the program coordinators. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Political Science and wrote her honors thesis on the media politics of anti-Asian hate crimes. She discovered her passion for advocacy and community service during her time at the USC Volunteer Center as an event coordinator helping to connect students to community service opportunities.
Before CRE. Prior to joining CRE, Keelie worked as a paralegal for an employment law firm that provided legal services to workers experiencing discrimination in the workplace. Keelie serves as the Action Network Manager for RESULTS Greater CT, an advocacy group focused on lobbying in Congress on behalf of domestic and global poverty issues; where she developed a passion for community outreach and coalition building. In her free time, Keelie volunteers with the USC Dornsife Prison Education Project as a copy editor and provides feedback to incarcerated/formerly incarcerated individuals on their writing and offers assistance in getting their work published.