Jesse Littlewood

digital + grassroots social change

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Technology and Social Change

Movement Building

Principal, Further Forward Consulting

Rapid Response Director, Strategic Victory Fund

November 2023 - June 2024

Vice President for Campaigns (previously National Campaigns & Digital Director), Common Cause

July 2015 – October 2023

Common Cause is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.

Director, Strategy and Campaigns, Echo & Co.

June 2012 – June 2015

Echo & Co. is a digital agency with a focus on the non-profit sector.

Web Director, Public Interest Network

August 2008 – June 2012

The Public Interest Network houses Environment America, U.S. PIRG, Toxics Action Center and related non-profits.

Multiple Positions, Green Corps

August 2003 – July 2008

Green Corps trains recent college graduates to become effective environmental organizers. The Recruitment Director manages outreach, reviews applications, recruits volunteer interviewers and trains accepted candidates.


Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

January 2016 – May 2016

Crafted a new full-credit semester-long graduate seminar via the Shorenstein Center.

Adjunct Lecturer, Tufts University

December 2013 – December 2015

Three full-credit undergraduate seminars for the Communications department and Tisch College of Citizenship.


Haverford College B.A. in Political Science, May 2003

Writing, Presentations, Speaking

Co-Author: “Trending in the Wrong Direction: Social Media Platforms’ Declining Enforcement of Voting Disinformation” (Whitepaper, September 2021) Co-Author: “As a Matter of Fact: The Harms Caused by Election Disinformation” (Report, October 2021) Co-Author: “PowerShift: How People Can Take on the NRA, March 2018” (Report, March 2018) Op-Ed: USA Today, “Whistleblower confirms what we knew: Facebook blowing it on political disinformation” October 2021 Op-Ed, Tech Policy Press, “As Far-Right Extremists Gather Again in Washington D.C., False Election Claims Proliferate on Social Media” September 2021

Selected Recent Media Appearances and Quotes