Whit Jones

Speaker Profile

Whit Jones

Whit Jones

Whit Jones is an organizer and communicator on climate, energy and environmental justice issues and has spent the last ten years building a youth movement powerful enough to challenge the fossil fuel industry. As Campaign Director at Energy Action Coalition, Whit worked with a coalition of 20 partners to lead both national and grassroots campaigns to drive more ambitious action on climate change, and coordinated the biannual Power Shift summits. Power Shift 2011 hosted the largest grassroots organizing training in history, and through aggressive campaigning won a meeting between President Obama and 11 grassroots environmental justice leaders. Whit has written for The Huffington Post, MSNBC and led the strategic communications work to hold President Obama accountable to young voters on his climate, energy and environmental commitments.


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