AntoniaAntonia Gonzalez Scatton is Co-founderĀ  of UpRise. She is a veteran political consultant and dedicated progressive activist who has worked with political campaigns, party committees and advocacy organizations across the country, from Jerry Brown to Jeanne Shaheen to the Democratic Parties of Arizona, Virginia, Florida and Minnesota.

Antonia’s greatest passion is volunteer engagement. She has always been interested in developing new technology and methods, participating in the creation of one of the first online volunteer management systems for the Jim Webb campaign in 2006, and winning an international award for her work in strategic targeting for the Center for American Progress.

Antonia also works with George Lakoff to develop practical ways for people to apply progressive framing in political campaigns. Learn more about her message training work at

Antonia’s former employers and clients include:

The Center for American Progress
Democratic Party of Virginia
Arizona Democratic Party
Florida Democratic Party
Minnesota Democratic Party
New Hampshire Democratic Party
Jerry Brown
Jim Webb for Senate (VA)
Jeanne Shaheen for Senate (NH)
John Edwards for Senate (NC)
Katrina Swett for Congress (NH-02)
Dr. Hiral Tipirneni for Congress (AZ-08)
Anita Malik for Congress (AZ-06)
Jim Moran for Congress (VA-8)
Victoria Wulsin for Congress (OH-2)
Michele Young for Congress (OH-01)
Wayne Powell for Congress (VA-7)
Peter Jacob for Congress (NJ-06)
Fairfax County Democratic Committee
Arlington County Democratic Committee
National Prostate Cancer Coalition
Taxpayers for Common Sense
Oakland Unified School District
Just Cause for Eviction
Consumer Attorneys of California
Americans for Democratic Action
No on Prop 37
and many others…

Learn more about specific problems Antonia solved for some of these clients.