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Hi, I am Danni.
I’m a trans activist
and policy wonk.

I work as the Executive Director
of Gender Justice League

I am a community based activist & organizer who is passionate about civil rights, health care access, and addressing homelessness. I am dedicated policy and political wonk working across progressive movements for social change. In my spare time I like to bike and am an avid rock climber.

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Fundraising & Development0%
Employment & HR Policy0%
Safe Schools Policy & Curriculum Design0%
Campaign & Ballot Measure Communications 0%

I have worked for 10 years as a social worker, mental health provider, and manager for various organizations.

I founded Gender Justice League, was the National Program Director for GSA Network, Policy Director at Basic Rights Oregon, and was the Trans Health Program Director at Verbena.

I have lectured at over 200 universities, companies, organizations, and schools on issues impacting LGBTQ communities.

I have worked on a number of ballot measure campaigns for the LGBTQ community from non-discrimination measures, to same-sex marriage, to successfully defeating the country’s first anti-transgender ballot measure.


I’m looking to learn new technology. My interests are in web development, databases, & mobile apps.


I am ready to move to your company’s city if needed.


I have been a team leader for 2 years at the last position and am looking for a similar position.


I’m looking to learn new technology. My interests are in web development, databases, & mobile apps.

Press Coverage

Here is some press coverage of my work.

Latest tweets

Danni Askini
@danniaskiniNov 17
RT @heidigroover: Read @sydbrownstone on the lawsuit filed today against UGM: https://t.co/dtGjVAI1qR https://t.co/k9RvggmU8d
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniNov 15
RT @PatranyaKIRO7: A day in the slopes for opening day or Crystal Mountain! KIRO 7 News https://t.co/9boLe6I8X6
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniNov 15
RT @ThePlumLineGS: New Quinnipiac poll: Only 25% approve of the GOP tax plan. Only 16% (!) think the GOP plan will reduce their taxes. 6…
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniNov 15
RT @PramilaJayapal: Today I had the chance to finally question Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Over the course of his testimony, he claime…
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniNov 15
@jessynfarrell1 Thank you 🙏💓
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniNov 14
RT @SenFranken: RED ALERT: Senate GOP just added provision to their tax plan that would gut ACA & kick 13M ppl off insurance. Yes, it's sam…

I am a dedicated individual who is passionate about justice, equity, and public policy.

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