Our Team – Open to All

Our Team

Calla Devlin Rongerude

Calla Devlin Rongerude, Director

Calla Devlin Rongerude is the director for Open to All. Calla has more than 15 years’ nonprofit experience creating and implementing national and state-level communications and public education campaigns on a wide array of issues ranging from arts, higher education, equality, and civil rights. She has worked extensively in coalitions, including with civil rights groups, businesses, labor unions, faith leaders, and advocacy organizations. She started her career in the book and publishing industry, where she specialized in news-driven marketing and communications campaigns that positioned authors as experts.


Tshombe Laughman

Tshombe Laughman, Senior Program Manager

Based on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Tshombe is the senior program manager for Open to All. He collaborates on program strategy, development, and launch; corporate recruitment and engagement; resource creation and distribution; and partner management. Before joining MAP, Tshombe worked for more than 15 years in non-profit community development creating opportunities for the underserved to improve their lives and strengthen their communities. He is a certified Project Manager Professional and earned his master’s in organizational development from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.


Kentra

Kentra Tillman, Program Associate

Kentra is the program associate for Open to All. With more than 10 years’ experience working with nonprofits, including Johns Hopkins, Living Classrooms, and the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Kentra brings strong relationship building, emotional intelligence, and diverse technical skills to MAP. (S)he is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s cognitive science program, a master’s in public administration candidate, and has studied various subjects ranging from African Philosophy to Automotive Technology in South Africa, Zambia, Maryland, and Texas. 


Darren Arquero

Darren Arquero, Communications Specialist

Darren provides strategic support for Open to All’s digital engagement and communications efforts. With a decade of nonprofit experience, he uses the power of storytelling to advance multidisciplinary research for impactful change. Prior to joining MAP, Darren led digital strategy and engagement for The PRIDE Study at Stanford University and served as a Butler Koshland Fellow in strategic communications at the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Based in Houston, Darren earned his BA degree from Rice University and an MA degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where he also did work towards a doctorate.


Who are the Open to All coalition members?

The Open to All campaign is supported by a wide array of more than 200 civil rights and racial justice organizations; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations and community centers; health advocates, disability advocates and faith organizations; and other groups. Click here to see the full list of Open to All members.

Together, the more than 200 members of the Open to All coalition are working to defend the bedrock principle that when a business opens its doors to the public, it should be Open to All.

The Open to All campaign was developed by and is a project of the Movement Advancement Project, an independent think tank that provides rigorous research, insight and analysis that help speed equality and opportunity for all.

The Open to All Advisory Council consists of the ACLU, the American Association of People with Disabilities, the Anti-Defamation League, the Center for American Progress, Color of Change, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Movement Advancement Project, and Muslim Advocates.

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Businesses and other members that declare they are Open to All and sign the pledge do so voluntarily and at their own discretion. Open to All does not certify and cannot guarantee members’ compliance with the pledge as part of their participation in Open to All. However, Open to All reserves the right to refuse or immediately terminate membership of any business, entity or person that, in our sole discretion, does not embody the values of Open to All.

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