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James Porter

Director, Communications

James serves as the Director of Communications at the END Fund. In this role he oversees and manages the END Fund’s social media channels, website, communications, marketing, and outreach efforts. He brings over 9 years experience using both traditional and emerging media for social good in order to help the END Fund achieve its goals.

Previous to the END Fund, James was the Email Manager for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) where he coordinated fundraising, cultivation, advocacy, and event emails and provided data driven strategy to the digital fundraising and marketing group. James has also served as Communications Officer for the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), and worked as a Programs and Communications Associate for FilmAid International.

James has a BA in Sociology from Loyola University Maryland and a Master’s degree in Diplomacy and International Relations with a focus in global health and human rights from Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations. Throughout his career, he has been passionate about giving a voice to marginalized people and lifting up their stories in order to raise awareness. He believes in the power of technology to lead change and is a local organizer for the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN).

Outside of work, you can find James running along the Hudson River, finding the best travel deal, or taking photos around New York City.