SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE & COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION
HIP HOP CAUCUS
Areas of Expertise:
Environmental Health (and Health Disparities)
Mustafa Santiago Ali
A renowned national speaker, policy maker, community liaison, trainer, and facilitator, Mustafa Santiago Ali is the Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice & Community Revitalization for the Hip Hop Caucus, a national, non-profit and non-partisan organization that connects the Hip Hop community to the civic process to build power and create positive change. As HHC Senior Vice President, he leads the strategic direction, expansion, and operation of the Hip Hop Caucus’ portfolio on Climate, Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization.
Prior to joining the Hip Hop Caucus, Mustafa worked 24 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He joined the EPA as a student and became a founding member of the EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ). He most recently served as Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization working to elevate environmental justice issues and strengthening environmental justice policies, programs, and initiatives. Mustafa worked for EPA Administrators beginning with William Riley and ending with Scott Pruitt.
Throughout his career, Mustafa has conducted more than 1,000 presentations across the country, including speeches, guest lectures, and training. He has also worked with more than 500 domestic and international communities to secure environmental, health and economic justice. Mustafa specializes in environmental, health, and economic justice issues using a holistic approach to revitalizing vulnerable communities and improving the lives of individuals and families.