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There's a very exciting progressive coalition building zoom meeting happening, The National Justice Roundtable.
Joel Segal has been on the forefront of the forefront on climate change, health care and civil rights.
He's a cofounder, and the National Climate Justice Campaign Coordinator for the "Justice Action Mobilization Network;" a nationwide multiracial climate justice network co-chaired by Reverend Lennox Yearwood.
JAMN is lobbying elected officials and educating the public about the need for an expedited transition to renewable energy, millions of green jobs, environmental justice, and millions of solar or green energy affordable apartments in order to end homelessness in America.
Joel was the former senior legislative assistant and speech writer to Rep. John Conyers from 2000-2013, the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee. Joel was the founder of the 2000 universal health care movement, and co-authored HR 676, Rep. Conyer's ACA, the now heralded "Expanded and Improved Medicare For All" bill and he was a cofounder of Progressive Democrats of America PDA.
He was a senior technical consultant for Michael Moore's health care documentary SICKO. Joel cofounded the Global HIV/AIDS Alliance, and was one of the senior Hill staffers who worked on federal legislation pertaining to global HIV/AIDS, voter suppression, ending homelessness, Katrina, and ending poverty.
Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media.
He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
opinion sites, OpEdNews.com
more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)