Jones has founded and led numerous social enterprises engaged in social and environmental justice. These include The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change, Rebuild The Dream, and The Dream Corps (including #YesWeCode, #cut50 and Green For All). Jones is a Yale-educated attorney. He is the author of two New York Times best-selling books, The Green Collar Economy (2008) and Rebuild the Dream (2012). The second book chronicles his journey as an environmental and human rights activist to becoming a White House policy advisor. Jones has been honored with numerous awards and spotlighted on several lists of high achievers, including: the World Economic Forum’s “Young Global Leader” designation; Rolling Stone’s 2012 “12 Leaders Who Get Things Done”; TIME’s 2009 “100 Most Influential People in The World”; and the Root's 2014 "The Root 100." He is presently a fellow at the MIT Media Lab.https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rebuildthedream/pages/11456/attachments/original/1474410715/00_a_Van_Jones.png?1474410715
Jamie Lunder is a passionate supporter of the arts in all its forms. She has cultivated a unique network of relationships with museums, galleries and cultural institutions across the country that enables collaboration between diversely innovative people and catalyzes creative expression. Jamie is actively involved with SFMOMA and has served on the Board of Trustees at the San Francisco Art Institute. She has collaborated with directors and curators at a wide array of institutions, including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the university museums of Harvard, Stanford, and UC Berkeley. She is a devoted #girlboss and #lovewarrior to her three daughters.https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rebuildthedream/pages/19714/attachments/original/1534534494/headshot-Jamie_Lunder.jpg?1534534494
Nina Rothschild Utne owns and operates Lily Springs Farm, a center for restoration (of land and spirit), education, and celebration. She is also incubating a book, Futurefit: 7 Principles for Navigating Change. In a prior life, she was the co-founder and former CEO of Utne Reader. Nina was also a founding member of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice and City of Lakes Waldorf School. She received a BA in English from Harvard University and an MA in Human Development from St. Mary’s. Her PhD was obtained as a mother to three sons plus one stepson.https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rebuildthedream/pages/11457/attachments/original/1474052870/00_a_Nina_Utne.png?1474052870
Noland is a strategist, coach and communications consultant focused on guiding high impact leaders and organizations through transformational change.
As a coach and consultant Noland has worked with executives at Fortune 50 companies, high growth startups, global media figures and political leaders. He specializes in organizational identity development and executive profile development, as well as guiding organizations through major shifts in strategy, moments of innovation, and moments of crisis.
Noland works with several consulting groups including SYPartners and Civic Advisors. Noland has previously served as the Director of External Affairs at Change.org, Chief of Staff to Van Jones, and a Deputy Field Director on the 2008 Obama campaign. He grew up in Lexington, Kentucky and currently lives in San Francisco. He loves bourbon and live music.https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rebuildthedream/pages/11459/attachments/original/1474053016/00_a_Noland_Chambliss.png?1474053016
Lea Endres is Co-Founder and President of NationBuilder Stories. A writer, educator and human rights advocate, Lea has spent the last two decades developing programs, curricula, and media that engage people in the process of social change. Prior to NationBuilder, Lea served as the Chief of Staff for Green for All – an organization she helped found that is dedicated to building an inclusive green economy. She currently sits on the Advisory Board of Isidore Electronics Recycling, a Los Angeles-based social enterprise that is creating green jobs for people exiting California's correctional system.https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rebuildthedream/pages/11460/attachments/original/1474053094/00_a_Lea_Endres_.png?1474053094
Diana is a founding member of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and has proudly supported the organization's growth from a small-scale operation of one full-time staff into a grassroots powerhouse. Diana received her B.A. in Social Welfare and her J.D. at Hastings College of Law. While she is not focused on the Ella Baker Center, she is operating a private community criminal defense practice, and serving on the boards of Bay Area non-profits Machen Center and TURF (Together United Recommitted Forever.) This San Francisco native is also a real estate broker, supporting activists and other members of her community to empower themselves through homeownership.https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rebuildthedream/pages/23339/attachments/original/1567126243/image_%281%29.png?1567126243
Prior to the Million Person Project Julian was a founding team member of Green For All. His career is fueled by a strong belief in authentic movements that are powered by people. To this end, he’s engaged thousands of young people in the climate movement, by organizing educational engagements on tour with Drake and Wiz Khalifa, and by organizing Green For All’s College Ambassador program, which cultivates environmental leaders at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
In 2015, Julian was recognized by Huffington Post as one of "10 Leaders reshaping the Environmental Movement.” Julian and his Partner Heather Box were recognized as one of 16 projects to watch in 2016 by Grist, and Julian was a member of the inaugural "Grist 50" environmental change makers list. In 2019, Julian published his first book with Chronicle Books (co-authored by Heather) How Your Story Sets you Free.
Henriette Vinet-Martin is a bilingual Chilean-American immigration attorney, born and raised in the Washington DC metro area, and the daughter of immigrants. Henri received her BA in Global Affairs from George Mason University and her JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She has worked for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), while based in the Deep South, fighting deportations and defending immigrant rights. Prior to her work with the SPLC she worked for Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA) in the San Francisco Bay Area and for Catholic Charities in Louisiana representing detained immigrants seeking asylum, among other forms of relief.https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/rebuildthedream/pages/23343/attachments/original/1567210319/Dream_Corps.jpg?1567210319