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Jehmu Greene Biography
Jehmu Greene is an American television commentator, social justice advocate, and political and media strategist. Born in Washington, D.C. Jehmu was brought up in Austin, Texas.
Jehmu Greene Age
She was born on 22 June 1972. She is 46 years old as of 2018.
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Born in Washington, D.C.to a Liberian immigrants, Greene is a first generation American.
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She has managed to keep her personal life private from the eyes of the public.
Jehmu Greene Career
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Greene joined the race for chair of the Democratic National Committee, on January 13, 2017. She served as the Director of Women’s Outreach and Southern Political Director at the Democratic National Committee (DNC), from 1998-2000. She also served as the Program Director for the Center for Policy Alternatives’ Youth Voices Project and National Student Voter Education Day, Volunteer at Austin Neighborhood Longhorns Program as Coordinator for the University of Texas , and Executive Director of the Texas Young Democrats. She has also worked on numerous campaigns, including Clinton/Gore ’96, Harvey Gantt for U.S. Senate Lloyd Doggett for Congress, Jim Mattox for U.S. Senate, and Ann Richards for Governor.
Greene traveled to Botswana and South Africa on behalf of the United States Information Agency in 1999, to encourage young voters to participate in the upcoming elections.
For the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts Greene served on the Credentials Committee . Greene was appointed by Terry McAuliffe, DNC Chairman, after the 2004 elections,to serve on the Commission on Presidential Timing and Scheduling. The Commission concluded its work and submitted its report to DNC Chairman, Howard Dean, in December 2005 . The Commission recommended that there be an additional one or two first-tier caucuses inserted between the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primarym, to address diversity, representation, and participation issues in a meaningful way.
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She has worked with the media throughout her career, to build high-profile social justice campaigns. Greene, a commentator on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and elsewhere, served as president of Rock the Vote from 2000-2005 where membership grew from 1,500 to 1 million and 1.4 million new voters were registered, over 200 celebrities volunteered their support and youth voter turnout increased 11%, the highest increase ever recorded in between two presidential elections.
She is a former National Director of Project Vote, the 501c3 voter registration arm of Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). Greene was president of Women’s Media Center, from 2009-2010, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit media advocacy organization founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem.
Greene was appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2010, to serve on the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO. In June 2011 she co-founded Define American with Jose Antonio Vargas, Jake Brewer, and Alicia Menendez. The organisation seeks to elevate the conversation on immigration reform.
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Later in 2013, she joined forces with the Founders of WakaWaka, Camille van Gestel and Maurits Groen to bring attention to their award-winning Wakawaka light and raise awareness about energy poverty. She later in 2014, became President of WakaWaka North America and after Groen and van Gestel stepped down as co-CEOs, in 2015 she was appointed Interim CEO of WakaWaka .
Greene was also a member of the Citizen’s Debate Commission and previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Prospect Magazine, Demos; Youth Vote Coalition; The Entrepreneurial Development Institute (TEDI). She has also served as an Advisory Board Member of the Partnership for Public Service; Campus Green Vote; Vote for America; The White House Project’s Vote-Run-Lead Project; and Freedom’s Answer. She was a co-founder and Board Member of an economic and public policy organization for young adults, the 2030 Center.
Greene was not only founder but also the Managing Partner of Urban Hang Suite, a party promotion and early social networking company that specialized in connecting African American professionals in Washington, DC.
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