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Advisory Board Member

Blake Case

Blake Case, a native of Jackson, Miss., has 5+ years of communications experience in politics, nonprofits and issue advocacy. He currently focuses on communications strategy, media relations, social media messaging, advocacy communications, and digital marketing and fundraising for the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi. He also manages the content updates and maintenance of, an online reproductive health resource for teens, parents and mentors. 

Blake has a background in public education, political organizing, social media, nonprofit communications and digital marketing. After student teaching in Louisville, Miss., and earning a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University, Blake served as a communications assistant in the Mississippi State Legislature to Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes. In 2014, he managed regional signature collection on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for a statewide ballot initiative where he oversaw the gathering of over 40,000 petition signatures. During this time, he worked for Derrick Johnson, now national president and CEO of the NAACP and Dick Molpus, former Mississippi secretary of state.  In 2015, he managed the day-to-day social-media response and digital-content creation for Initiative 42, a statewide ballot proposition to achieve consistently adequate funding for the state’s public schools. He has also done digital organizing and grassroots lobbying with The Parents’ Campaign, a public education advocacy group in Jackson. 

In addition to these formal positions and roles, Blake has volunteered with several organizations in Mississippi focused on sparking change. He serves on the Grant Review Committee for the LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi, the state’s only grant maker focused exclusively on Mississippi’s queer population; has volunteered time with Mississippi Votes, a voter registration and protection group; and volunteered with Feminist Majority to oppose Initiative 26, Mississippi’s personhood proposition that the state rejected in 2011.