Tracey E. Vitchers is a non-profit executive, Democratic political advisor, and nationally recognized expert on sexual violence prevention and survivor advocacy.
Throughout her decade-long career, Tracey has raised more than $11 million for social justice causes and Democratic political candidates.
Tracey currently serves as the Executive Director of It’s On Us, a nonprofit founded in 2014 as an initiative of the Obama-Biden Administration to combat campus sexual assault through peer-to-peer prevention education programs and activating the largest student organizing program of its kind. It’s On Us is the only national sexual assault prevention nonprofit in the United States to combine grassroots organizing and prevention education with large-scale culture change campaigns through partnerships with creative agencies, influencers, PR and communications firms, and media. Tracey joined It’s On Us in November of 2017 following its transition out of the White House to Civic Nation.
Tracey is a currently an active member of the Advisory Boards of Culture Of Respect and The Every Voice Coalition.
In her personal capacity, Tracey advises on local, state, federal, and presidential campaigns. Tracey is also the secretary of the board of her local Indivisible group Delaware Valley Action!, and previously served as the Pike County Representative to the Pennsylvania State Democratic Committee.
From April 2014 to October 2017 Tracey served the Chief Development Officer for Callisto, a nonprofit that creates technology to combat sexual assault, empower survivors, and advance justice.
Over the last decade, Tracey has worked shoulder to shoulder with multiple pro-survivor legislators to draft and pass legislation at the state and federal levels that would prevent sexual assault and support survivors when violence happens. She also advises companies such as Lyft, Uber, Tinder, and others on their safety practices and policies to prevent and respond to sexual violence.
Tracey previously served on the Governing Boards of End Rape On Campus, Safe Haven of Pike County, and SAFER. She also previously organized with Know Your IX.
Tracey was named 2014 Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices Fellow in September 2014.
In May 2011 Tracey founded the national youth service-learning program The 9/12 Generation Project and acted as Director until the fall of 2013. During that time she also served as a fundraising consultant for a variety of non-profit organizations.
Tracey holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Women’s Studies and English from Williams College and a Masters of the Arts in Comparative Women’s Studies in Culture and Politics from Universiteit Utrecht in The Netherlands.
Tracey and her work have been featured on CNN, CSPAN, Cosmopolitan, MSNBC, Forbes, and numerous other media outlets.
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