Lauren Tsuboyama is the Director of Communications, overseeing the organization’s strategy and message development, media relations and publications.

Previously, Lauren served as Communications Director for New York City Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr., working on key citywide and South Bronx issues including affordable housing, homelessness, public housing, education, community planning and environmental justice. Prior to the City Council, Lauren was an Account Supervisor at BerlinRosen, leading media relations strategies for advocacy and real estate clients in New York, and was a public relations strategist in the Travel and Lifestyle Department at Finn Partners.

Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Interdisciplinary Studies in Communications, Law, Economics and Government from The American University in Washington, D.C. She currently serves as co-chair of the Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice Advisory Board, an all-girls middle and high school in Borough Park, Brooklyn.