Alan Jenkins is President of The Opportunity Agenda. He was previously Director of Human Rights at the Ford Foundation, managing grantmaking in the United States and eleven overseas regions. His prior positions include Assistant to the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he represented the United States government in constitutional and other litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court, and Associate Counsel to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, where he defended the rights of low-income communities facing exploitation and discrimination. He is a frequent commentator in broadcast and print media, including MSNBC, CNN, the New York Times and the Huffington Post.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2014