Marissa Marzano

Communications Manager

Areas of Expertise
Trauma-informed reporting on sexual violence
Campus sexual violence / Title IX
Design and branding
Digital / online advocacy


Marissa Marzano has spent her career in amplifying communications for nonprofit organizations doing social good work. In her role at the Coalition, she amplifies NJCASA’s work through media outreach, coordinates design and production of Coalition materials, and helps execute the organization’s communications strategy. Marissa is passionate about sexual violence prevention and began her career doing development and communications work for the Clery Center, where she supported their work to prevent campus violence. She later worked at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law, coordinating communications and media opportunities for the Center’s democracy and voting rights work.

Marissa holds a B.A. in English and Communications Studies from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA and a certificate in fundraising from Villanova University. When not hard at work smashing the patriarchy, Marissa enjoys spending time with her family and going on long walks with her very good dog.