Anna Galland | Executive Director, MoveOn.org
Anna Galland is Executive Director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, the grassroots progressive organization whose millions of members organize together to make this country a place where everyone can thrive.
A native of Evanston, Illinois, she has led issue advocacy and electoral campaigns at MoveOn since 2007, including working to end the Iraq War, supporting Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns, helping to pass the Affordable Care Act, defending Pres. Obama’s diplomatic agreement with Iran, boosting Bernie Sanders’ remarkable presidential run, and working to defeat Donald Trump. Under the Trump Administration, MoveOn has emerged as a pillar of the vibrant Resistance movement.
Working closely with MoveOn Political Action’s Executive Director, Ilya Sheyman, she has overseen MoveOn’s growth and development since 2013— tripling MoveOn’s budget, growing its grassroots membership and reach, and launching innovative new programs to harness technology and people-power, including an open petition platform that’s supported tens of thousands of grassroots-led campaigns and a VideoLab that’s driven more than 300 million views to original progressive content.
She has three young children and lives in the Chicago area.
Anna Galland discusses MoveOn’s work in 2017:
Anna discusses gun violence prevention on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes:
Anna discusses activism on a panel at the NewFounders Conference:
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