Grace Bydalek

Director of Dissident Project

New York

Grace Bydalek is the manager of the Dissident Project, a new initiative from Young Voices to educate American high school students about socialism. Read more on the Dissident Project website. Grace is a writer, performer and administrator based on the Upper West Side. Her acting has been featured on Netflix, HBO, and several pre-Broadway workshops. She has written for political candidates and magazines. She is a graduate of the Gotham Fellowship, and winner of the Cultural Renewal Grant with which she co-founded It Is Good: A Festival of Arts + Faith. Grace is a midwesterner at heart, born and raised in Nebraska and a proud Michigan Wolverine. Find her at off-leash hours in Central park or training for the NYC Marathon.