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Jennifer Epps-Addison, J.D. has spent the last 25 years leading justice-centered campaigns and organizations. Her work is rooted in community organizing, cultivating winning strategies, and advancing systems-change campaigns to transform our world and create the conditions where we all have the freedom to thrive. Jennifer is the Founder and Chief Imagineer at Synergy Power Consulting, a coach-collaborator consulting firm dedicated to supporting the next generation of social change leaders. Prior to founding Synergy Power Consulting, Jennifer served as the President and Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action, a $30+ million dollar national network of grassroots power building organizations operating with more than 100 staff working across 34 states throughout the country. Jennifer sits on the Boards of Directors for the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, United For Respect, Be A Hero Fund, Re:Power, Step Up Louisiana, and the Forge, an online journal dedicated to organizing strategy and practice. She is also an advisory board member for the Action Lab, a movement retreat and leadership development center. She brings with her a commitment to supporting and growing racial justice organizations, especially Black-led organizations, strengthening investments in power-building efforts in BIPOC communities, and deepening organizing strategies that build power with the white working-class by addressing racism head-on and building authentic alliances based on shared interests and shared values. Jennifer is based in Los Angeles, California.