Claire Ciraolo (she/her)HR and Operations Assistant, Forward Together
Claire works with the Operations team to keep things running smoothly and support cross-departmental projects and field work. Prior to joining Forward Together, Claire worked as a researcher and videographer collaborating on projects like Mano en Mano’s Needs Assessment and Impact Study investigating the economic and cultural contributions of the Latinx community in Washington County, Maine. She is interested in organizing and policy work that centers the experiences and expertise of communities of color to drive transformation. Claire holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Oberlin College and a Master’s Degree in Sociology and Demography. Outside of work you can find her backpacking, cooking with friends, and playing bass in an otherwise octogenarian blues band.