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 FactNotFiction.com, an online reproductive health resource for teens, parents and mentors.
A native of Jackson, Miss., Blake has a background in issue advocacy, political organizing, social media messaging, nonprofit communications and digital marketing. He currently manages PR and media campaigns for organizations driving social change at EMC Communications in the Bay Area. After 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 was in charge of regional signature collection on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for a statewide ballot initiative where he managed the gathering of over 40,000 petition signatures. In 2015, he directed social media messaging 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. From 2017 until recently, he managed communications and marketing for the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi.
He also serves on the Board of the LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi, the state’s only grant maker focused exclusively on Mississippi’s LGBTQ+ population, and has been active on Mississippi Free Press’s advisory board and committees. He lives in Jackson with his two cats, Steve and Ace.