Justin Myers

Justin Myers is the CEO of For Our Future and For Our Future Action Fund, the largest, permanent progressive field program across seven states: FL, MI, NV, OH, PA, VA, and WI. Along with community partners, the groups organize all-year-long around issues, legislative advocacy, and campaigns to win elections and help build the lasting power needed to improve people’s lives. In 2018, Justin oversaw the organizations’ contribution to sweeping electoral progress, including campaigns to restore voting rights to 1.4 million Floridians, expand Medicaid coverage to 400,000 in Virginia, and the pick up of three Gubernatorial offices, one Senate seat, 13 Congressional seats, and 22 state legislative seats. The political veteran and strategist has been featured in national and local media outlets including NBC News, POLITICO, AP, ABC News, C-SPAN, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Marketwatch, and New York Magazine. Added: For the past five years, Sky served on the board of directors of For Our Future as part of her role managing investments and leading campaign efforts for NextGen America, a political action committee and C4 founded by philanthropist and political activist Tom Steyer. There she led multi-million-dollar campaigns to elect climate champions and pro-immigrant rights candidates across battleground states, drive a more prominent climate narrative in the 2016 Presidential cycle, and influence the political narrative on immigration. Deleted: Justin grew up as the son of a minister and two long-time union members in Philadelphia. After graduating from Colgate University, he taught history at a Title 1 high school, while attending Fordham University. His career in politics began in Harlem where Justin became a community organizer and City Council liaison. He later managed Congressman Bill Pascrell’s improbable 2012 campaign victory and served as Executive Director of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee. Justin was also the DCCC Northeastern Political Director where he successfully helped flip two more Congressional seats. Before joining For Our Future in December 2017, Justin was Senior Vice President at the political consulting firm Pivot. Justin specializes in recognizing and nurturing local organizing talent, believing that the people who know the community best are the best people to lead the local organizing efforts. Justin resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife and two children.