ChaKiara Tucker

Media Strategist, Forward Together

ChaKiara joined Forward Together as the Media Strategist in September 2018. In this role, ChaKiara amplifies Forward Together’s programmatic work through the implementation of strategic media efforts. As a Black femme woman who is also a member of the LGBTQ community, ChaKiara is committed to empowering communities of color to collaborate and mobilize.

Prior to joining the Forward Together team, ChaKiara was the communications coordinator at Alliance San Diego, a social justice non-profit. During her tenure there, ChaKiara provided communications support for multiple non-profit entities to help bring the gap between minority communities and governmental bodies. She holds a bachelors degree from Florida A&M University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from National University.

When she is not creating spreadsheets of media contacts or working on new angles for op-eds, ChaKiara can be found hiking and spending time with her partner and their 8-year-old son.