MASSCreative's New Digital Organizer and Operations Manager
This September, MASSCreative hired Merissa Magdael-Lauron to direct its social media outreach and education. As Digital Organizer and Operations Manager, Merissa develops and implements digital strategy and curated social media content to support MASSCreative’s statewide grassroots advocacy campaigns. In addition to running social media campaigns, Merissa manages office operations, and supports the organization’s campaign organizing efforts.
Growing up in California, Merissa has always been a dedicated activist and advocate for the arts, public education, and social justice issues. She has campaigned and canvassed for many political elections and causes. In 2009, she was elected as a Delegate of the 17th Assembly District for the California Democratic Party, and her essay, A Moment that Inspired a Lifetime, was published in the Harvard Educational Review summer issue. Merissa’s main passion is music. You can listen to her playing trombone on three-time Grammy Award-winner Terri Lyne Carrington’s album: The Mosaic Project: Love and Soul.
Merissa graduated from Berklee College of Music in May 2016 with a B.M. in Professional Music with a concentration in Film Scoring. While on campus, Merissa was a member of The Glory Project (The Black Lives Matter Movement), BUGLE (official student-run LGBTQ club), and the Women’s Film Initiative. Make sure you are following MASSCreative on Twitter and Instagram, and are our friends on Facebook.