Claire works with Beacon congregations to facilitate the development of their leaders and to further our collective mission to build affordable housing and strong faith communities. She has also organized with the Frogtown Neighborhood Association in St. Paul and Take Action MN. Her passion for creating change by building community is grounded in these experiences and continues with her work at Beacon. Claire majored in Sociology and Anthropology with a minor in Race and Ethnic Studies at St. Olaf College. In her free time, she enjoys going on bike adventures and hikes with her friends.