Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali, an Environmental Justice Gladiator blending sports, culture, policy, and activism to win on Climate Change, is a National Environmental Champion.
Dr. Ali serves as the Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation. He is also the founder of Revitalization Strategies, a business focused on moving our most vulnerable communities from “surviving to thriving.”
Before joining the National Wildlife Federation, Dr. Ali was senior vice president 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. In that role, he led the strategic direction, expansion, and operation of the Hip Hop Caucus’ portfolio on climate, environmental justice, and community revitalization.
A frequent television commentator, Dr. Ali is also a regular guest on WURD radio, Roland Martin Unfiltered, and The Dean Obeidallah Show.