Dana Sevakis

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Dana Sevakis

Dana Sevakis

Rainforest Action Network

While attending the University of Colorado at Boulder, Sevakis helped direct the local chapter of the Rainforest Action Network. During that time she worked on a campaign to convince Home Depot and other major home improvement retailers to not sell products made from old-growth and rainforest timber.[1]

Chicago Recycling Coalition

Sevakis joined the Chicago Recycling Coalition to improve the city’s “Blue Bag” recycling program.[2]

Chicago Jobs with Justice

Sevakis worked for Chicago Jobs with Justice, a labor-community coalition engaged in strengthening worker’s rights.[3]

Dana Sevakis marches with Teamster's Union members, February 24, 2006


In 2004, Sevakis was a member of the political and communications staff for SEIU Local 3, a Midwest regional “Justice for Janitors” local.[4]

America Votes

Sevakis worked with America Votes, a national organization focused on mobilizing voters during the 2008 election campaign.[5]

Michigan Voice

Sevakis also worked as a consultant for Michigan Voice, a state group that coordinated civic engagement organizations in the 2008 election campaign.[6]

Apollo Alliance

Sevakis joined Apollo Alliance in April 2009 as the Michigan State Coordinator.[7]