Today, Democracy Fund Voice is pleased to announce two new appointees to its board of directors:
Deepak Bhargava, lecturer in urban studies at the School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) at the City University of New York (CUNY). Bhargava brings over 30 years of experience in social justice advocacy, organizing, and nonprofit leadership to this role. As a frontline activist, he led several national efforts to bring about change through collective action. He is also the co-founder of Leadership for Democracy and Social Justice, an institute housed at CUNY.
Robinson Jacobs, of Comprehensive Financial Management, an experienced leader in finance and investment.
They will serve alongside Democracy Fund Voice board chair Pat Christen.
“As Democracy Fund Voice works to build momentum and power for the pro-democracy movement, we are thrilled to partner with board members who reflect and embrace our values,” said Joe Goldman, president of Democracy Fund Voice. “We expect them to push us to achieve new, bolder ambitions, and to explore innovative ways to support the work of our grantees.”
Democracy Fund Voice’s sister organization, Democracy Fund, also recently announced new appointees to its board of directors: Danielle Allen, Crystal Hayling, and K. Sabeel Rahman.