Speaker Profile

Yeshimabeit Milner

Movement Building Campaign Manager

Yeshimabeit "Yeshi" Milner joined ColorofChange in 2015 as a Movement Building Campaign Manager. 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. There she developed a lifelong commitment to movement building as a vehicle for creating & sustaining large-scale social change. 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. Yeshimabeit is a graduate of Brown University and currently serves as Chair of the Education Committee on the Board of Directors at the Highlander Research & Education Center. She resides in Brooklyn, NY where she enjoys used bookstores and writing music for her hardcore punk band.

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