Brooke Harper

Brooke is CCAN’s Maryland Policy Director, advocating for progressive climate policies in and around the state. Most recently, she was CCAN’s MD Field Director. She also chairs the Environmental Justice Committee of the MD State Chapter of the NAACP.

Brooke graduated from York College of Pennsylvania and began organizing the summer of 2007 with Moveon.org’s campaign “Americans Against the Escalation in Iraq.” From there she received a position on President Obama’s 2008 staff, and traveled through eleven states on the presidential campaign. She then moved onto battling globalization issues with Jubilee USA Network and Global Trade Watch. She worked on Unite HERE’s BWI Airport campaign to improve working conditions and unionize eight hundred food and retail workers. At CCAN, she spearheaded our field efforts to expand the Renewable Portfolio Standard and to ban fracking.