Yeshimabeit Milner (Yeshimabeit Poppy Grace) serves as the Movement Building Campaign Manager at Color of Change, a progressive community organizing group focused on mobilizing black Americans co-founded in 2005 by James Rucker and Van Jones.
Yeshimabeit Milner was raised in Miami FL. Yeshimabeit began organizing to end the school to prison pipeline at Power U Center for Social Change as a high school senior. Yeshimabeit returned to Power U in 2013 to lead a victorious campaign to improve breastfeeding policies & address Black Infant Mortality at the largest public hospital in the country. She continued this work on a national level in her role as Field Manager at The Praxis Project. Yeshimabeit holds a B.A in Africana Studies with Honors from Brown University. She currently serves as Chair of the Education Committee on the Board of Directors at the Highlander Research and Education Center."
Yeshimabeit Milner organized against foreclosures in West Oakland, CA as an intern with Causa Justa/Just Cause Oakland and the School of Unity and Liberation (SOUL). She is also a Board of Directors Member for S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective.
Power U connection
Jarrel Jones April 24, 2014 ·
"True leaders don't create followers...... they create more leaders!" Thank you Power U Center for Social Change molding us into today's leaders. Great leaders behind the madness Julia Daniel Denise Perry Nancirulia La Cuata Ruth Jeannoel Elandria Williams Alana Greer Elizabeth Poppy Grace Meena Jagannath — with Ruth Thomas and Shamako Carr.
In 2015 Yeshimabeit Milner served on the board of the Highlander Research and Education Center.