Elena Everett is the founding member of the Workers World Party. The Workers World Party is a revolutionary socialist organization with branches throughout the U.S.
Everett is married to Peter Gilbert. Gilbert serves as Board Chair of the Action for Community in Raleigh where Everett is Founder and Director. Everett is the Director of Southern Vision Alliance – SVA where Gilbert is the Board Secretary. Gilbert is also an attorney with Legal Aid of NC. Legal Aid is a Leftist non profit that receives millions of dollars from North Carolina’s flagship progressive funder, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.
Both Everett and Gilbert were arrested in 2017 in a Durham at a protest-riot that turned destructive. He was one of the protesters that tore down a statue commemorating confederate soldiers who had died in the Civil War.
|Action for Community in Raleigh||Founder and Director||Current|
|Blueprint NC||Board Member||Current|
|Durham Solidarity Center||Advisory Board Member||Current|
|Durham Solidarity Center||Co-founder||Current|
|NC Green Party||State Chair||Current|
|Southern Vision Alliance - SVA||Director||Current|
|Wake Youth Organizing Institute||Program Director||Current|
|Workers World Party Durham||Founding Member||Current|
|Youth Organizing Institute - YOI||Southern Vision Alliance Director||Current|
|FairVoteNC||Instant Run-Off Voting Program Director||Former|
|Institute for Southern Studies||Program Assistant||Former|
|Southern Coalition for Social Justice||Communications||Former|