IDCCA Blue Bench: Post-Event Action Items - National Democratic Training Committee

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Communications Trainer: Morgan Harris

Digital Trainer: Anna Machalski


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Amani Zara

Amani joined the NDTC team in June of 2021 as their Associate Director of Marketing. She brings years of marketing, digital and organizing experience from various organizations and agencies. Prior to joining NDTC, Amani worked in marketing strategy roles and managed digital communications at progresssive tech incubator Higher Ground Labs and The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. She also worked on Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign where she organized in both Iowa and California. Born - and happily residing - in Chicago, Amani has also spent time in the press office of both the Mayor of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Amani spends her free time volunteering with community advocacy groups and joining all the phonebanks she possibly can.