Tierra Ragland, Faith Organizing Specialist
Tierra Ragland joined the Equality NC staff in August 2015 as a Communications and Organizing Specialist, dedicated to a partnership with the ACLU of NC Legal Foundation. She focused on organizing and educating North Carolina around religious refusal/recusal, or so-called “religious freedom,” proposals and their impact on the LGBT community.
She now works for Equality NC as a Charlotte-based Faith Organizing Specialist and attorney, working within national, state and local pro-equality efforts, Tierra is well acquainted with the social and political landscape for the North Carolina LGBT community. Tierra has served organizations such as Legal Services of Southern Piedmont and the Freedom Center for Social Justice Law Center.
She is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington and Charlotte Law School. She lives in Charlotte, NC.