Porshéa Patterson is the public opinion research associate for The Opportunity Agenda, a social justice communication lab in New York. She consults with allies in the field to identify and obtain pertinent research needs in the areas of immigration, criminal legal reform, and poverty. Porshéa holds an MA in international educational development at Teachers College, Columbia University, and a BA in political science from Lincoln University, Pennsylvania.
She also volunteers as the Research Team Lead for the Harry Potter Alliance and is a frequent contributor to Black Girls Create. Follow her on Twitter: @Porshea_obvi