Camilla Walter | Executive Director
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Camilla is the Executive Director at Real Change. With experience in program design and evaluation, development, communications, grants management, and more, Camilla supports the programmatic work here across editorial, advocacy, and the Vendor Program. She is passionate about publishing a local, independent paper that features voices too often left out of mainstream media. In her free time, Camilla volunteers with camp outreach projects, reads novels, and makes art.
Camille Gix | Policy and Campaigns Associate
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Camille joined Real Change in 2021 as a policy intern while she completed her Masters in Public Administration at the University of Washington. Now that she has graduated with a focus on public policy analysis and housing studies, she loves working with the advocacy team to study and promote policies that can help make Seattle a more livable city for everyone. She previously lived in Santiago, Chile for four years and loves all things Spanish language and Latin American cuisine!
Caroline St. Clair | Field Organizer
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Caroline joined Real Change as a Seattle Service Corps Intern in 2021. After completing an additional summer internship, she is now thrilled to join the vendor center team as the field organizer! Caroline spends her time reading, journaling, and doing the crossword every week.
Cat Huber | Development and Communications Associate
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Cat joined Real Change in 2022 with years of experience in communications, advocacy, and education. Outside of work, Cat tries to find time to read, enjoy local music, and create art.
Dominique Morales | Editor
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Dominique is the Editor of Real Change. With extensive experience in reporting, writing, community organizing and policy analysis, Dominique supports the production and publication of the weekly newspaper. She received her B.S. in Journalism and Masters of Public Policy from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. Dominique is passionate about combining the powers of advocacy and journalism to ignite equity change in our community. In her free time, she can be found curled up on her couch with a good book, a cup of coffee and her two cats by her side.
Guy Oron | Staff Reporter
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Guy Oron (he/they) is a writer and journalist. Raised in Seattle, he studied International Studies and Political Science at the University of Washington. Guy’s writing has been featured in multiple publications, including The Nation, The Stranger and the South Seattle Emerald. Outside of work, Guy likes to spend their time organizing for justice, rock climbing and playing chess.
Henry Behrens | Arts Editor
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Henry is an editor with a background in design and illustration. They are passionate about social justice, inclusive language, and equal rights. In their spare time, they are usually reading, doing weird crafts, or playing role-playing games.
Jessie McKenna | Development and Communications Manager
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Jessie was raised in California but found home for the first time in Seattle in 1999 (her 17-year-old self was sad to have just missed the grunge scene!). She’s passionate about and committed to human-centered work that challenges the status quo — including white supremacy, the patriarchy, classism, heteronormativity, ableism, antisemitism, and xenophobia. She’s a singer/songwriter, obsessed with objects that are abnormally sized, and an avid animal lover. Jessie lives with her husband, Thomas, their pit-mix rescues, Sam and Blue, and one roommate on Beacon Hill.
Katie Comboy | Volunteer Manager
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Katie originally joined Real Change as a volunteer in 2017. In 2018, Katie's passion for volunteerism and coming together to provide vendors with essential services led her to become the Volunteer Manager with Real Change. Katie earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington, and her Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga University School of Law. During this time, she organized public service events, recruited talented volunteers, and coordinated community fundraisers.
Marian Mohamed | Associate Editor
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As a multimedia journalist, Marian Mohamed uses her skills to aid underrepresented individuals and communities in telling their stories. She's created stories about communities that've been affected by COVID-19, food insecurities, gentrification, and educational setbacks. While also taking the time to highlight the brilliance and strengths of these communities within Washington. In 2020, Marian won a Gracie Award for her feature story about the importance of political representation. In her free time, Marian enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and stress-watching hockey.
Nick Lopez | Vendor Program Associate
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Nick was born in Downey, California, and slowly migrated northward over the years. He spent 16 years in Oregon before moving to Seattle for a work opportunity and starting as a vendor for Real Change in 2019. When the opportunity to work for Real Change’s office opened up, he immediately applied and joined the team in 2023. In his free time, Nick likes to meditate, do yoga, and study philosophy. Fields of research that intrigue him are psychology, philosophy, spirituality, technology, and sociology. Nick is also an avid gamer, music enthusiast, and coffee obsessed.
Shana K | Office Manager
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Shana (they/them) joined the Real Change staff as Office Manager after several years working in various forms of manual labor and social justice advocacy. They have both a bachelor's degree and master's degree in Useless Information that Crushes in the Trivia Circuit. Shana spends their free time being tired and hanging out with their cats.
Tiffani McCoy | Advocacy Director
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Tiffani has a BS in Sociology and two Masters Degrees: one in Women's Studies, and the second in International Affairs. Tiffani is an avid reader, mama to Vera, and loves traveling and working to change the world.
Tye Reed | Operations Director
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Originally from Kansas City, Tye Reed (she/her) is a community organizer in Seattle focused on homelessness advocacy and direct aid to encampments. She is the Co-Chair of House Our Neighbors and a member of the Seattle Transit Riders Union.
Wes Browning | Circulation Specialist
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One time a math professor and three times homeless, Wes achieved a Ph.D. from Cornell University in Mathematics in 1979. He has been involved with Real Change since he supplied the art for the first cover in November of 1994. On the Editorial Committee, he writes for the paper, including a regular humor column. He works part-time in the Real Change office and is a former member of the Real Change Board of Directors.