Alina Harway, Communications Director, Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California
Alina Harway. joined NPH in 2016 and leads the communications team to advance the organization’s membership, advocacy, and policy goals through media relations, messaging, marketing, and digital communications programs. Alina also leads the regional Bay Area Shift the Narrative initiative, to advance housing and racial justice across the region through the development and production of research-driven and field-practiced strategies, tactics, and messages designed to seize this powerful moment to drive new narratives for our movement.
Prior to joining NPH, Alina led communications for the successful Santa Clara County Measure A for Affordable Housing Campaign. Before joining our affordable housing community in Northern California, Alina worked in Oregon to develop and implement strategic communications campaigns in support of economic and social justice issues. Prior to her work as a consultant, Alina served as the Communications and Research Manager at Our Oregon, managing communications across diverse coalitions and developing digital and media campaigns to support legislative and ballot measure campaigns. She managed The Sockeye, Oregon’s progressive blog, from 2011- 2014.
Alina graduated cum laude from the College of William & Mary with a B.A. in English and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Portland State University.