David Horwitz is an experienced communications practitioner and educator focusing on applied organizational and mass communications. He brings a strategic approach to audience research, digital outreach, community engagement, and nonprofit program management. David currently serves as the Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement Manager at AARP Foundation where he leads a team to develop and implement communications strategies that increase internal and external partnerships, customer satisfaction, and community and public engagement for the volunteer-based Experience Corps intergenerational tutoring program. He is also a mayoral-appointed Commissioner on the DC Commission for National and Community Service (Serve DC) and helps to administer AmeriCorps-funded service programs, community resilience efforts, grant management, and nonprofit capacity building.
Previously, he managed global outreach campaigns and engaged tens of thousands of volunteers to annually reach over 50 million people with positive messages about science. David is most passionate about programs and communications that build community, support education, alleviate poverty, and promote equity. David earned his BA in Communications from University of California, Davis and his MA in Communications from California State University, Fresno.