Director of Civic Engagement Kirk Samuels, Community Coalition

Kirk Samuels is responsible for developing and implementing outreach strategies that inform and motivate residents of South Los Angeles to develop and use their political power to effect change. With an unprecedented year of opportunities for civic engagement beginning in 2020, he has crafted CoCo’s strategic plan for outreach workers to execute various campaigns as well as developed relationships with other organizations to increase voter turnout and Census participation in South L.A. Samuels also cultivates external partnerships in an effort to build a broader base of civic power to progressively impact the conditions of the community.