Molly Hilligoss

Molly is the Network Director at Welcoming America. Previously, she was the Midwest Regional Manager providing technical assistance to community partners and members of the Welcoming Network based in the Midwestern U.S.

Before joining the organization, Molly served as the Social Justice and Advocacy Director for YWCA La Crosse, where she focused on mission impact strategy and public policy initiatives. She also worked as the director of Volunteer Services for La Puente Home in Alamosa, CO, where she supervised a large residential AmeriCorps Program and oversaw a wide range community engagement projects.

Molly has experience in capacity building, equity work, and is strongly committed to building community through constructive dialogue and meaningful action. Molly attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH, where she studied social and global studies. She lives with her wife and two sons in La Crosse, WI.