Jacqueline Patterson

Currently the Director of Environmental and Climate Justice at the NAACP, Jacqui Patterson, MSW, MPH, has served as a trainer, organizer, researcher, program manager, and policy analyst on international and domestic issues including women’s rights, HIV&AIDS, violence against women, racial justice, economic justice, and environmental and climate justice, with organizations including Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Baltimore City Healthy Start, IMA World Health, United for a Fair Economy, ActionAid, Health GAP, and the organization she co-founded, Women of Color United. She also currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the Center for Story Based Strategy, the Institute of the Black World and the US Climate Action Network, as well as on the Steering Committee for Interfaith Moral Action on Climate and Advisory Board for Center for Earth Ethics.

See more at: http://www.naacp.org/programs/entry/climate-justice