Jameka Hodnett

Chief Programs Officer

Jameka is a passionate and dedicated advocate for climate justice. She combines her skills of campaigning and lobbying to fight for policies that reduce pollution, create green jobs, and jump-start the transition toward a renewable energy economy. Recently, she served as National Director of Campaigns at Dream.org where she led state and federal IRA implementation. Jameka has also been working to ensure that the benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act and Justice40 reach historically underinvested-in communities as a Local Climate Action Policy fellow with Elemental Excelerator and the African American Mayors Association.

Previously, Jameka served as Executive Director of Climate Equity with A/B Partners where she led a multimillion-dollar climate disinformation war room campaign for the Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund. She has also served as Deputy National Organizing Director at ACLU where she led the organizing team to mobilize ACLU’s 4 million members to pass legislation; Head of Field Organizing & Campaigns at 350.org where she worked with 350s 150 local groups to pressure legislators to phase-out fossil fuels at the federal and state level; Deputy Director of Civic Engagement at the League of Conservation Voters where she restored access to the vote for over 1.4 million people, and Director of Programs at DC Solar United Neighborhoods where she implemented DC’s Solar for All Program which aims to bring the benefits of solar energy to 100,000 low to moderate-income families in the District of Columbia. She has a J.D. from the University of District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and a B.A. in International Affairs and Climate Policy from Trinity University.