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Naa Hammond

Naa Hammond

Program Officer

Naa Hammond is a Black, immigrant, queer, femme and a Program Officer with Groundswell Fund – the largest national funder of the U.S. Reproductive Justice movement. At Groundswell Fund, she helps to resource a stronger, more vibrant movement to protect and advance reproductive freedom by supporting organizing that is led by the communities most impacted by reproductive health disparities, namely women of color, low-income women, and transgender people. Prior to joining Groundswell, Naa worked in research and communications for Funders for LGBTQ Issues, an organization that works side-by-side with funders and movement organizations to mobilize philanthropic resources that enhance the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities. At Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Naa oversaw the data collection and analysis of its philanthropic research efforts and managed an extensive multi-year database of LGBTQ grants. Over the years, Naa has worked in development and grassroots fundraising with several organizations committed to LGBTQ liberation and gender, racial and economic justice, including FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, and Third Wave Fund. Naa holds two B.As in Social and Cultural Analysis and Urban Design and Architecture Studies from New York University. She is passionate about making art, community organizing, and transformative healing traditions like Somatics and herbal medicine. Naa is a Ghanaian who was born and raised in Zimbabwe. She now lives in New York City with her partner in an apartment full of plants.