Matt Brooks leads the civic tech program at TechEquity Collaborative. Most recently, he was Data & Analytics Director at NextGen America, where he worked to activate young voters via issues including universal healthcare, racial justice, reproductive rights, climate, and free college. In previous election cycles he worked on statewide campaigns, contributing to progressive wins in Arizona and Colorado.
Prior to political data, Matt worked in the government and nonprofit space with organizations specializing in death penalty appeals and child welfare & mental health. He believes that collaboratively and responsibly developed data & tech has the power to facilitate, uplift, and amplify the core 1-on-1 organizing work necessary to move us toward a more just and equitable society.