Aaron Robertson

Director of Political Voice Advancement Project California , Los Angeles CA
A white man with thick brown hair combed backwards gives a slight smile to the camera. he has a thick short brown beard and wears a gray sweater over a blue collared shirt

Aaron Robertson is the Director of Political Voice at Advancement Project California. He is responsible for partnering with community-based organizations to advance democracy reforms to reduce barriers for low-income people of color to participate in policy decision-making processes and increase government responsiveness to their needs. Aaron brings a commitment, and more than a decade of experience supporting systemic change efforts aimed at creating greater racial equity through community power-building and civic engagement.

Prior to joining Advancement Project, Aaron was the Managing Director of Policy and Civic Engagement at Seattle Foundation where he led policy and programmatic strategies in the State of Washington. His work has spanned many issue areas, including designing one of the Nation’s first COVID-19 response funds, guiding the philanthropic response to Washington State’s effort to ensure a fair and accurate census count, and leading public-private partnerships supporting community-led advocacy efforts to address the social determinants of health.

Transforming investment in communities

center for community investment and lincoln institute of land policy logos

CCI is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and The California Endowment.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Follow us on Twitter