Justin Bench

Program and Digital Storytelling Manager

Justin Bench is a multifaceted digital storyteller and visual artist at Root Change, committed to amplifying the voices of vulnerable communities and the inspiring efforts of social sector organizations.

Before his role at Root Change, Justin established his own media production company, where he engaged in diverse projects including fundraising campaigns for UnCommon Law, online classes led by the formerly incarcerated, and publishing case studies on Inclusive Business for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

A holder of an MA in Public Administration from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Justin’s global experience spans Ecuador, Brazil, France, Costa Rica, Thailand, and Zambia. He is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and is currently learning American Sign Language.

Outside the office, this California native expresses his passion for community and movement by teaching AcroYoga and capturing the world through his lens.