Member of the Board of Directors
Alicia Calvin is an Application Developer and Educator with 19 years of experience as a political and social justice advocate. She currently serves as the State Director of Build Louisiana Blue and Chair of the Social Justice Initiative of the Epsilon Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Calvin is a Louisiana community organizer, championing education issues. She notably helped to successfully secure the first teacher pay raise in ten years in Louisiana. She has also served as an organizing consultant for the Louisiana Association of Educators' East Baton Rouge Institute and the National Education Association’s Pre-UniServ Academy. Calvin has worked on numerous political campaigns, including the historic 2008 Obama For America Campaign for Change to help elect former President Barack Obama.
Calvin’s national organizing efforts include adjusting the ground game in Augusta that helped turn Georgia Blue in 2021. She successfully led a team to pass Oregon’s Initiative Petition 14 to hold legislators accountable with the lowest margin of error in the state’s history.
Calvin was a candidate for Louisiana House District 16 taking on the fight for common sense solutions for the Morehouse and Ouachita parish area. She is active in local politics including chairing the Women in Blue Legislative Committee on behalf of the Louisiana Democratic Federation of Women and serving on the Ouachita Parish Democratic Executive Committee.
She is a graduate of Louisiana State University, the Inaugural Class of Emerge Louisiana, Leadership Ouachita, Leadership Louisiana, The Campaign School at Yale University, and President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Yes We Can Training Program.