Vincent Thurman is All Voting is Local’s senior regional communications manager for Arizona and Michigan. 

Prior to joining the organization, Thurman served as the communications director for LINC UP, working alongside the Grand Rapids community to advance a racial equity policy agenda while expanding access to affordable housing.

As the communications director, he worked closely with the executive leadership team and local partners to design advocacy campaigns to increase community influence over policy decisions in housing investment and public safety. Additionally, he serves as a faculty member for the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at DePaul University in Chicago, training organizations to shape public narratives such that everyday people see themselves transforming their organizations and communities.

Thurman is a two-time graduate of Central Michigan University, holding both a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in administration and leadership.