Dara is a consultant, organizer, and trainer who has worked to build movements for economic, racial, and gender justice over the past 20 years. She was the Executive Director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) from 2004-2009. Silverman has extensive experience developing and planning campaigns, grassroots and individual donor fundraising, strategic planning, and board development. She is a trainer for the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT), and countless individual activists and artists.