Forget Solyndra. The real news in the growing efforts to develop green jobs and businesses is happening at the local level, all across the country. And some of the leadership for that is rippling out of Oakland.
Jakada Imani leads the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, a regional innovator in promoting social equity and building an economy that provides opportunities for low-income communities and people of color.
Jakada Imani will be the keynote speaker at the annual awards dinner hosted by the Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy on Saturday, Nov. 5. You can see the list of their award recipients here.