Isra Allison is the Campaign Manager for Cori Bush for Congress in Missouri’s 1st District, and the former Executive Director of Brand New Congress. She educates people on grassroots politics, how to start a political movement, how to change minds, and how to manage stress in politics. Isra provides strategic consulting to political candidates and campaigns, and has inspired numerous individuals to run for office, vote their conscience, and become leaders in their communities.
Isra is a former grassroots volunteer for the Bernie Sanders movement, and former Delegate for Sanders to the Democratic National Convention.
Senator Bernie Sanders inspired Isra to be become a part of a grassroots revolution. She started volunteering in fall 2015, and never looked back. She embraced the Bernie Sanders platform to get money out of politics, rebuild our economy, change our criminal justice system and increase the standard of living, and began talking to people everywhere about how this can be possible. She continued this work as the Executive Director of Brand New Congress, an organization that works to elect people to Congress who are committed to ending poverty, reversing climate change, and making US democracy represent everyone.