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H Kapp-Klote

kappklot@gmail.com // hkappklote.com // LinkedIn

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

Social Movement Technologies, Chicago, IL

Trainer, Campaigner, and Coach // 11/17 - Present

Developed trainings on Snapchat and Digital Security designed specifically for organizing groups,
particularly unions and advocacy organizations.
Supported organizing groups on a retainer basis with social media, CRM, and campaign planning.
Produced a 'organizing toolkit' and launch campaign for the Carbon Tax Center to accompany their report
on the eight states ready for a carbon tax, accessed over 400 times.

GetEQUAL, Chicago, IL

Digital Director // 1/16 - 10/17

Developed messaging, PR strategy, and social media strategy for the "No Such Thing As A Trans
Inclusive Cage" campaign, to pressure LGBTQ Pride Parades to stop taking funding from Wells Fargo, an
investor in private prisons.
Raised $6000 in 24 hours for GiveOUT Day, a national Day of Giving for LGBTQ nonprofits.

Communications and Digital Coordinator // 1/15 - 1/16

Created press and digital strategy for actions and campaigns, including the #DivestHillary Ohio action, the
#YearWithoutTamir campaign, and the #LiberationCantWait digital campaign, a response to the Supreme
Court marriage decision.
Built and implemented communications plans in movement coalitions, including the 2015 Trans Day of
Remembrance Art Project, #TransLiberationTuesday, and Jennicet Gutirrezs Pride Reception action at
the White House.
Developed relationships with organizers, developing their writing and messaging skills through trainings,
one on one consultation, editing, and placement of pieces in publications.
Created pitch lists, messaging, and talking points for each of GetEQUAL's campaigns.
Managed all of GetEQUAL's digital properties, including website, Facebook, Twitter, and blog.
Newsbound, Chicago, IL

Communications Associate // 8/14 - 11/14

Wrote and edited explainer multimedia pieces, including pieces on climate change, healthcare inequity,
and tax policy.
Curated social media and blog content, and pitched relevant explainer content to media.

Congressional Hunger Center, Portland, ME + Washington DC

Maine Hunger Initiative Emerson Hunger Fellow // 8/13 - 2/14

Recruited and organized school administrators, child care providers, cafeteria staff, parents, and students
as organizers against food insecurity in their communities.

TRAININGS AND WORKSHOPS


Digital Security for Organizers (May 2017, upcoming)

A four part webinar on privacy and security online for organizers.

Snapchat for Organizers (May 2017)

A hour long skill share on using Snapchat in organizing campaigns, presented to 300+ people.

Copwatch and Bystander Intervention Trainings (February 2017 to Present)

Given across Chicago including at DePaul Law School and the Rogers Park Community Peace Circle as
part of the People's Response Team.

"Metrics, How Do They Work?" A Guide to Social Media Analytics (January 2016)

An hour long webinar on the fundamental of digital marketing.


Presented to 40+ organizers as a fundraiser for the family of Tamir Rice and Black Lives Matter.

SELECTED WRITING
"Things to Know About Web Security Before Trumps Inauguration: A Harm Reductionist Guide," Medium
(November 2017)
"Loretta Lynch and the Criminalization of Trans People," Truthout, (May 2017)
"Why GetEQUAL Staff Marked A #YearWithoutTamir," GetEQUAL (December 2015)
"Feminist Fuck Yeah Friday: Familia TQLM," Feministing (December 2014)
"The Revolution Will Not Be Boring," Youngist (May 2014)
"The Largest LGBT Donors Are Drones Manufacturers," Mic (May 2013)

EDUCATION

Edie Windsor Coding Scholar, Chicago IL

Programming scholarship for LGBTQ people // September 2016

Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, with Honors // May 2013

Author of Organizers on Local and National Strategies for The School of the Americas Vigil, interviewing
15 organizers nationwide about the SOAW Vigil, the longest running protest against US militarism.
Co-taught "Health Care Policy and Practice," at the Newton Correctional Facility, a six week course on
health care in the United States.

SKILLS
Action Network // Facebook and Twitter // Audacity // Video Editing // Media Strategy // HTML and CSS