Laura has worked in the nonprofit sector for over a decade. Prior to working at WSPR, Laura directed programs for two national nonprofit organizations based in Seattle. She is a primary author on over 20 sustainability curriculum publications, including a full-length high school textbook on sustainability challenges and solutions. Laura spent several years as a science and global issues educator, teaching undergraduate labs, high school and middle school courses. She holds a master’s degree in ecology from the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology and a bachelor’s in ecology and society from Hendrix College.
Sarah Cornett | Climate Program Organizer
Sarah organizes WPSR's Climate Program, representing members in Washington coalitions to advocate for clean energy and environmental justice. Her organizing background includes a progressive political campaign in rural Missouri and food access movements. She's also worked for her hometown NPR station. Sarah comes to WPSR from St. Louis, where she received public policy and organizing training through a Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs. She studied History at Whitman College in Walla Walla and edited its student newspaper.
Sierra Price | Operations Coordinator
Sierra is streamlining operations and technology to better serve the staff, supporters, and volunteers of WPSR. She is a senior at the University of Washington majoring in Medical Anthropology and Global Health, with a minor in Global Health. Sierra is passionate about improving human health through policy advocacy and community engagement. While her background includes administrative work, she has also been involved in state-wide leadership initiatives and volunteered with local organizations such as UW’s Relay for Life.
Carly Brook | Nuclear Weapons Abolition Organizer
Carly Brook coordinates WPSR’s nuclear weapons abolition program, working to build a state-wide coalition, engage with elected officials, and promote education and awareness of this issue. She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a degree in Sociology and Global Studies and believes in building community power through grassroots organizing to build the world we want and need. Carly has learned from and organized the International League of People's Struggles, One America, the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond, and Northwest Detention Center Resistance to build a powerful network of organizing relationships.
Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility engages the community to create a healthy, peaceful and sustainable world.