About Us

Courtney Roark (they/them)

Alabama State Policy & Movement Building Director

Courtney is originally from southeastern Kentucky and calls Central Appalachia home. They graduated from the University of Washington’s Community-Oriented Public Health Practice program for a Master of Public Health in 2019 with special interest in Community-Based Participatory Research methods, sexual and reproductive health, policy, and community organizing. Courtney is intent on spending their time and resources addressing the upstream factors of oppression that lead to poor health outcomes in oppressed populations. They are currently learning how to root their work in pleasure and healing justice principals. Courtney loves to play outside, with critters, and spending time with their chosen family. Courtney uses they/them pronouns.