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Ginny Goldman is an organizer and political strategist with 20 years of experience building and leading successful organizations. Her focus is on large-scale, issue-based organizing; establishing multi-racial alliances, comprehensive policy initiatives; and running successful electoral campaigns. She serves as an advisor to elected officials, philanthropic organizations, grassroots organizing movements and political campaigns in Texas and around the country
Goldman has served as a Senior Advisor to Beto O’Rourke’s historic organizing program in the 2018 US Senate race. She is currently serving as chairwoman of Cristina Tzinzun-Ramirez’ US Senate race in Texas. She has co-chaired the transition committees for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and newly elected Harris County executive, Lina Hidalgo.
Goldman is the co-founder and former executive director of the Texas Organizing Project (TOP), a grassroots membership organization which grew to 100,0000 supporters across the state during her tenure. Under her leadership TOP became the leading voter-turn-out organization in the state and successfully secured millions in neighborhood investments for affordable housing, infrastructure, health clinics and community schools while winning policies to curb the school to prison pipeline and local protections for immigrants. During Hurricane Harvey Goldman raised and shepherded over $3 million to local organizations for direct relief, community organizing long term advocacy focusing on an equitable recovery particularly for communities of color.
Goldman lives in Houston with her husband Ross and her two awesome sons, Jack and Edward.