Linda Swank is director of operations at GRACE, where she oversees day-to-day activities and directs institutional practices that allow the organization, and its staff, to work more effectively and efficiently.
Passionate about social justice and supporting organizations that bring an intersectional, transformative, and movement-based framework to their work, Linda has over ten years’ experience in the nonprofit arena. Prior to joining GRACE, she managed office operations and administration for the Children’s Defense Fund-California, supporting a staff of child advocates working for child-centered public policy, informed by racial equity and the lived experience of children and youth. She came to CDF-CA after working for the Association of American Publisher’s PreK-12 Learning Group, where she administered the organization’s educational awards program for several years.
Linda received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Boston College and lives in Los Angeles with her partner and dog.