A Washington, D.C. native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Maryland, Jeremiah is working with CCAN part-time to pass a carbon fee-and-dividend policy in the District. He’s a labor activist and environmental activist, and has worked on issues ranging from workers’ rights to expanding green spaces in DC to early childhood education. Jeremiah has also worked with and organized low-income residents in the Washington, D.C. area on the issues of political empowerment, sustainability, and organizing. He’s also hosted the “Heal DC” radio show on WPFW 89.3 FM Pacifica Radio, a radio show that focused on labor and environmental issues, as well as worked on educational policies for the DC Government.
Previously, Jeremiah was the Research and Policy Coordinator at Restaurant Opportunities Center -DC (ROC-DC). The mission of ROC-DC is to improve the working conditions for Washington, D.C.’s restaurant workforce.
Currently, he is a political appointee to the first DC Governmental food policy Council, board member of the Sierra Club-DC Chapter, and organizer for D.C. Democracy.