Aloha Backenstose is the motion graphics producer with the Center for American Progress Action Fund War Room team. They grew up in Arlington, Virginia, and recently graduated from James Madison University, where they studied both film production and film studies. Much of their work, including an award-winning short documentary, centers on the experiences of minority groups. Prior to becoming a full-time staff member, Backenstose was an intern with the Art, Editorial, and Video department.