Opening Keynote: Valerie Jarrett
Valerie Jarrett is a senior advisor to the Obama Foundation and Attn, a Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, and Chair of the Board of When We All Vote.
She was the longest serving Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and oversaw the Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs and chaired the White House Council on Women and Girls.
Closing Keynote: Youth Activist Panel
Jonas Corona, founded Love in the Mirror, a non-profit, at the age of 6 after witnessing children in line for food during one of his monthly service visits to Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. Love in the Mirror is committed to creating a better life for people in need.
Mari Copeny, aka Little Miss Flint, is making a significant impact on the dialogue around environmental racism. When the Flint water crisis began, Mari spoke out. Since then, she has expanded her effort to help communities across the nation dealing with toxic water.
Alexandria Villaseñor, sparked a national movement when she decided to skip school every Friday to protest climate inaction in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. She cofounded the US Youth Climate Strike and founded her own non-profit, Earth Uprising International.