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Rob McGowan

Grassroots Organizing Institute Coach


Rob McGown is a husband of almost 20 years and a father of four. Rob was an organizer in the social and racial justice movement for over 14 years. Recently, he transitioned from being the Associate Director of Organizing at Community Asset Development Redefining Education (CADRE) in Los Angeles to launching, with his wife Emilee, a coaching practice called Diving Within that supports people of color in the social/racial justice movement, nonprofit sector, foundations, and the private sector.

As a Transformational Life Coach, Rob helps clients reach clarity about their vision, life purpose, and goals. His personal and professional experiences have led him to believe in the power of people, and that everyone has the solutions they are seeking within them.