Jacob Weinberg is the Deputy Press Secretary at Democracy Forward. 

Jacob joined Democracy Forward with more than ten years of public affairs experience in myriad contexts, including electoral campaigns, member-based issue advocacy organizations, direct service nonprofits, and state legislatures.

Most recently, Jacob served for three years as Chief of Staff for Virginia Delegate Mark Levine, where he helped to pass a transformative legislative agenda focused on protecting LGBTQ+ people from discrimination, strengthening democracy, racial justice, and building an economy where all people can thrive. Prior to joining Delegate Levine’s office, Jacob helped manage communications efforts at the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition. He has worked to elect pro-democracy candidates at all levels of government in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Illinois. 

Jacob and his family live in Alexandria, Virginia, where he volunteers as a City Council-appointed member of the Public Health Advisory Commission.