Ella Baker Center supporter
Ian Kim works at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights as Director of the Green-Collar Jobs Campaign. He advocates for policies in the city of Oakland and statewide in California to create "green-collar" jobs (quality, career-track, manual labor jobs in industries like renewable energy, water and energy efficiency, and green building), especially for low-income young adults and those with barriers to employment.
Ian is a co-convenor of Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums Green Economy Task Force, and served as Vice-Chair of the Oakland Oil Independence by 2020 Task Force. Ian holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management. Ian Kim is married to Sunjung Kim.
Some of the presenters were Van Jones, Majora Carter (Sustainable South Bronx/Green For All), Winona LaDuke (Honor the Earth), Malia Lazu (The Gathering for Justice), LaDonna Redmond (Institute for Community Resource Development), Mary Anne Hitt (Appalachian Voices), Reverend Lennox Yearwood (Hip Hop Caucus), Adrienne Maree Brown (The Ruckus Society), Tony Anderson (Morehouse College Student Leader), Ian Kim (Oakland Green Jobs Corps) and more.