Coalition & Community Building

A multitude of inequities hinder human connection and erode potential for mutual understanding and love. Annie works with communities and organization on projects that seek to create spaces to work against these factors by creating alternative systems and structures. 

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Stop Gross Dam Expansion

Annie supported a local grassroots nonprofit to create an environmental coalition to stop the development of the largest dam in Colorado. The dam would further divert the already drought-ridden Colorado River, and would be result in environmental devastation caused by the largest construction project in Boulder County history. Annie orchestrated relationships with county staff, lawyers

DC Civic Innovation Council 

The DC CIC is a council of leaders coming together from across D.C.’s 8 wards, committed to finding new ways to address and resource local solutions to this city's challenges. In order to convert the idea into a reality, they onboarded Annie who helped raise over $15,000 in seed capital, and identified, recruited, and assembled a a Steering Committee consisting of more than 20 local leaders representing all pertinent sectors. Annie was responsible for designing strategic communication materials. logos, and websites, facilitated internal and external meetings, developed the first-year strategy and created a detailed multi-year budget.

Community Vision Partners 

Community-Vision Partners is a Washington, DC area full-service community development and social enterprise agency, engaged in building bridges with other social entrepreneurs, investors, lenders, foundations, developers institutions, and government.


The Collective 

Annie founded The Collective: a workers collective of innovative professionals collaborating to reimagine our shared future.   Photo credit: Cory Wilson

Photo credit: Cory Wilson


Critical Path 

Annie was Community Manager at Critical Path, a company dedicated to creating sustainable housing ecosystems that ensure long-term community viability.

We are developing mixed income/ mixed use communities in Washington, DC. 




Annie was the Global Ambassador of Sandbox, a community of 1000+ creative and entrepreneurial changemakers. Our community spans over 35 hubs on 5 continents.