Senior Advisor for Coalitions and Campaigns
Kevin Davenport is NCRC’s Senior Advisor for Coalitions and Campaigns. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Kevin graduated Cum Laude from Fisk University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He went on to receive his master’s degree in Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University. Kevin has over 15 years of civic engagement experience. He has worked on campaigns to increase the Illinois minimum wage, directed field campaigns for GOTV, organized a coalition of 250 faith-based institutions that engaged in Affordable Care Act enrollment and recruited and trained community leaders for advocacy work at the state and local level. He specializes in political organizing, coalition building and public advocacy. Kevin’s passion for social and economic justice is firmly rooted in his personal faith. As an ordained minister, Kevin seeks to live out his life’s calling by removing the systemic barriers that create cycles of poverty and disenfranchisement for underserved communities.