J. Mijin Cha is an expert in environmental justiceclimate change, and economic and political equality. She is a Fellow at The Worker’s Institute, Cornell University, and holds JD, LLM, and Ph.D. degrees.

Previously, she was Associate Director of the Equity as a Superior Growth Model program at PolicyLink. Before that, she was at Demos, where she authored several reports on money in politics, voting reforms, and new measures of economic progress.


– Billmoyers.com: Diversity Is the Lifeline for the Future of the Climate Movement

– Yes! Magazine: LA School District Uses Its Spending Power to Support Local Farms, Workers’ Rights, and Kids’ Nutrition

– Huffington Post: So, You Say You Don’t See Race? We Need to Talk

– The Hill: Congress should prioritize raising the minimum wage

– TruthOut.org: Standing in Solidarity Against Racial Exhaustion

– The Hill: We need structural reforms to fight poverty

– Huffington Post: We Are Not White

For interviews, contact her at jmijin@gmail.com or Simona Combi at simona@globalpolicysolutions.org.

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