Arielle Hollies is a major gifts officer at American Progress. She formerly led J Street’s outreach work in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, with a focus on fundraising, chapter building, and lay leadership engagement. Her other past experiences include work at Homestretch, a nonprofit focused on transitional housing, as well as at the Feminist Majority Foundation and Planned Parenthood on women’s and reproductive rights. Hollies was also a fellow in Rep. Jamie Raskin’s (D-MD) Democracy Summer program.
Hollies serves as fundraising chair on the board of directors for the Capitol Hill Chorale in Washington, D.C. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology with minors in inequality studies and Spanish from Cornell University.