Mustafa Santiago Ali

Mustafa Santiago Ali is the senior vice president of Climate, Environmental Justice & Community Revitalization for the Hip-Hop Caucus., a national non-profit and non-partisan organization that connects the Hip-Hop community to the civic process to build power and create positive change.

He previously served for 24 years at high-levels within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and has worked with over 500 domestic and international communities to secure environmental, health and economic justice reforms. At the EPA, he served as the Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice and Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization. Ali has been a guest lecturer at Yale University and George Washington University, to name a few. He is also a former instructor at West Virginia University and Stanford University in Washington.

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Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Texas Southern University

Areas of Expertise: Climate, Environment, Community Revitalization, Environmental, Health, and Economic Justice

Location: Washington, DC

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Robert D. Bullard

Robert D. Bullard is the Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University, where he formerly served as dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland school of public affairs from 2011 to 2016. Prior to going to TSU he was founding director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He has been described as the “father of environmental justice.”

Bullard is the author of eighteen books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, community reinvestment, housing, transportation, climate justice, emergency response, and regional equity. He was featured in the July 2007 CNN People You Should Know and in 2008 Newsweek named him one of the 13 Environmental Leaders of the Century. His latest books include Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United States: Strategies for Building Just, Sustainable and Livable Communities (2011) and Wrong Complexion for Protection: How the Government Response to Disaster Endangers African American Communities (2012).

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Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University

Areas of Expertise: Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Environmental Policy, Environmental Racism, Sustainable Development, Urban Land Use

Location: Houston, Texas

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Cell: (832) 470-3434
Twitter: @DrBobBullard