Jarrid Green joined the Democracy Collaborative as Research Associate in March 2016 after three years at the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI), a national public policy strategy organization based in New York that aims to dismantle structural racial inequity. At CSI, Jarrid provided research, policy analysis, advocacy, partnerships and administrative support across CSI’s programs. Jarrid also authored two case studies profiling cooperative ownership in the sustainable energy sector including a profile on the worker-owned solar installation company, Namaste Solar, and a profile on the multi-race, multi-class consumer-owned cooperative, Co-op Power.
Prior to his tenure at CSI, Jarrid served as a Researcher for the Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Policy and Analysis where he supported studies of museum visitorship and strategic planning for Smithsonian museum units and external organizations. While at the Smithsonian, Jarrid also served as a Project Coordinator for the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies where he worked in partnership with MIT’s Education Arcade to coordinate the development of a national education program that sought to increase middle-school-aged students’ interest in science-based careers.
Jarrid is a 2016 Council of Urban Professionals Leadership Institute fellow, a former White House intern, U.S. Department of the Interior fellow, and a recipient of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s Earl Warren Scholarship. In 2012, Jarrid also served on the Obama reelection campaign in Iowa as a Regional Get-Out-The-Vote Director. Jarrid holds a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park and will begin studies at Bard College in August 2016 in pursuit of a MBA in Sustainability.