Sharon Lungo, Executive Director of the Ruckus Society, has been a trainer with Ruckus since 2001, a founding member of the Indigenous Peoples’ Power Project (IP3) Advisory Board, and a key member of the Ruckus staff since 2007. Sharon directs all Ruckus Programs, manages the implementation of Ruckus’s strategic priorities, and cultivates and holds Ruckus strategic partnerships with ally organizations and frontline partners. She was a co-convener of the Mobilization for Climate Justice West (2008-2011) and has served on the coordinating committee of the Global Women’s Strike.
Sharon has an unwavering commitment to holding a racial justice analysis within non violent direct action organizing and implementation, and and has extensive experience working with grassroots frontline communities and big NGO groups alike consulting on Ruckus’s Action Framework and how groups can work together to successfully advance our movements’ goals. The scope of her more than 18 years of political and non violent direct action experience range from local to national to international.