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Katy Heins

Senior Field Organizer
Center for Community Change


Cincinnati, OH

Katy Heins, Senior Organizer with the Center for Community Change. Katy has been an organizer with the Center for Community Change for eight years. Presently she is part of the Housing Trust Fund team, lending organizing expertise to local and state campaigns with a focus on resident organizing. Previously at the Center, she has worked on the national health care campaign, immigrant rights campaign and jobs campaign. Katy was instrumental in developing with CCC’s state partner, the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, a project call Ohio Movement Builders which works to organize new leaders through a robust training and education program allowing for opportunities of empowerment so that people join the movement for social change. Before joining the Center, Katy was the Executive Director of the Contact Center in Cincinnati whose mission is to empower low-income people, especially women, to organize for power in their communities and their lives. Katy, also was the lead organizer for Let Justice Roll which was the faith and volunteer component of the successful effort to raise the minimum wage in Ohio and nationally. Katy lives in Cincinnati Ohio.