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Lacy MacAuley

Lacy MacAuley is a media activist with a passion for amplifying voices of those working for a better world. With a BA in International Relations specializing in World Development Studies, she is committed to promoting local, living economies that place people, planet, and principle before profit. Lacy’s creative passion was ignited while working as news editor for her college newspaper and stoked by helping found the DC Resistance Media Collective in 2005. Keeping the flame burning, Lacy joined the Institute for Policy Studies in 2011.

Lacy worked for IPS through the end of 2013 after doing communications for a variety of progressive organizations through the progressive PR firm Massey Media LLC and as a single contractor. She has done media relations work with groups such as Project Vote and ACORN, United for Peace and Justice, Jubilee USA, Mountain Justice Summer, the IMF Resistance Network, and the Solidarity Center (international affiliate of the AFL-CIO). Locally, she has facilitated communications for organizations such as the DC Humanities Council and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, as well as for projects such as Tent City DC. Lacy was chosen as “Reporter/Activist of the Year 2010” by Press Action for her work at the Toronto G20 Summit. She serves on the board of the Washington Peace Center.

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