Justin Lagera is an Account Associate for RALLY’s San Francisco office with experience in strategic communications, messaging development, and policy research and analysis.
He first joined RALLY as a Communications Fellow, supporting campaign strategies for Tipping Point Community and messaging development for the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa and the 11th Hour Project. Currently, Justin is working with the International Union for Conservation of Nature to build a campaign that seeds a new economic vision for Uganda without the oil and gas industry. Additionally, he promotes crowdfunding campaigns for GoFundMe to local and national media and supports the Sierra Health Foundation to destigmatize opioid use disorder, particularly amongst black women.
Prior to RALLY, Justin received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Conservation and Resource Studies from the University of California, Berkeley–Go Bears! To pursue his interest in environmental advocacy, he worked on the Climate One podcast supporting strategic development efforts as well as with Berkeley Law’s Project Climate performing policy research. Other areas Justin has been involved with are a pro-vaccine campaign and affordable housing development in the Bay Area.
Outside of RALLY, Justin loves spending his time hiking, playing the guitar or watching a good movie.