Staff, Board & Diversity

Naomi Ishisaka
Communications Director

Naomi Ishisaka is a longtime journalist, photographer, graphic designer and communications specialist with a particular emphasis on racial equity and social justice. Prior to this role, she was the Communications Director for SEIU 775 Benefits Group, an organization that provides benefits to state Home Care Aides. Prior to that, she was Communications Director for the immigrant rights organization OneAmerica (formerly Hate Free Zone). Until October 2008, Ishisaka served for the previous eight years as the Editor in Chief of the award-winning ColorsNW Magazine, a monthly magazine focusing on communities of color in the Northwest. Through photography, writing and design, Ishisaka documents and amplifies social justice movements and events. Her documentary photography of the Seattle Black Lives Matter movement is featured in a number of shows and galleries as well as in the documentary film “13th.”