Thursday, April 2, 2020

Jim Walsh

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Jim currently serves as the Renewable Energy Policy Analyst for Food & Water Watch. In this capacity, Jim provides policy guidance and support to local, state, and national policy campaigns that help to ensure a just transition to 100% renewable energy by 2035. Jim Walsh is a dedicated political organizer with over ten years experience working in local and national movements to empower communities to work for social, environmental, and economic justice. Jim currently serves as the Mid-Atlantic Region Director for Food & Water Watch. In this capacity, Jim is overseeing and implementing a regional strategy to ensure the wellbeing of the public triumphs over private interests who profit from the exploitation of the essential resources of food and water. Jim first found his passion for social justice when he started volunteering for the Milwaukee Catholic Workers while earning a degree in economics from Marquette University. After graduating from Marquette, he participated in an organizing fellowship with the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group at Rutgers University. He then went on to work for Family Promise, organizing communities of faith on issues of poverty and homelessness. Immediately prior to starting with Food & Water Watch, Jim was the Program Director for New Jersey Citizen Action where he would oversee statewide campaigns focused on a variety of social justice issues ranging from health care for all to ending the war in Iraq. Jim can be reached at jwalsh(at)fwwatch.org.

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