May 29, 12- 1 pm AKT

This pandemic has illuminated and exacerbated the inequities and broken systems in our current economy, creating a real sense of opportunity and urgency to get a different vision out there. We're happy to host Dr. Ali to lead a conversation on the importance of working toward a just, equitable and sustainable future now more than ever, and highlight some of the inspiring stories and strategies from around the country and right here in Alaska. Grab some lunch and join us for what I hope will be an inspiring end to your week!
His talk is a culminating event for our online Auction, which was is now running May 26-31.

Dr. Ali's Bio:

A renowned thought leader, international speaker, policy maker, community liaison, trainer, and facilitator, Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali wears many hats, he is the Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate & Community Revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and also the Founder & CEO of Revitalization Strategies. Before joining the NWF Mustafa was the Senior Vice President for the Hip Hop Caucus, a national, non-profit and non-partisan organization that connects the Hip Hop community to the civic process to build power and create positive change. As HHC Senior Vice President, he led the strategic direction, expansion, and operation of the Hip Hop Caucus’ portfolio on Climate, Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization.

Frequently seen on TV, including MSNBC, CNN, VICE, BET, Samantha Bee and Democracy NOW
Featured and/or cited in over 250 news publications to date, including GQ, New Republic, Ebony, Bustle, The Guardian, The Root, Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post.

Mustafa currently serves a board member on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Union of Concerned Scientist, TREE, Roddenberry Foundation and Climate Hawks Vote. He is also the current co-host of the live radio show and podcast, Think 100% “The Coolest Show On Climate Change” with Grammy Nominated Singer and Actress Antonique Smith & Civil Rights Icon, Rev Lennox Yearwood.