State Advocacy Manager, Integrated Care Advocacy Project
As a State Advocacy Manager, Leena Sharma works on the Integrated Care Advocacy Project’s Campaign for Better Care. She provides technical assistance to state-based organizations including: policy analysis, strategic-advice, coalition-building, advocacy/outreach tools, and campaign strategies.
Prior to working at Community Catalyst, Leena worked at the Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, where she served as the Public Policy, Advocacy &Volunteer Coordinator. There she worked on advancing the public policy advocacy efforts on behalf of those who struggle with Alzheimer’s disease and their family caregivers. In addition, she also managed the volunteer program, from recruitment of volunteers, to training them and placing them in a volunteer position.
Community Catalyst is a national non-profit advocacy organization working to build consumer participation in the health care system.