Janerick Holmes helps engage equal justice advocates across the country through online trainings, including the Racial Justice Institute. He also works to support collaboration through the Racial Justice Institute Network, a growing cadre of more than 375 advocates committed to advancing a coordinated racial justice advocacy agenda. Prior to joining the Shriver Center, Janerick worked as a Communications Associate at the Mississippi Center for Justice. He holds a B.S. in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University and an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School, where he focused on collaborative media, online environments, and network engagement. In his free time he volunteers for other nonprofits that focus on equitable and sustainable solutions to enact systemic change.
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