OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Tobita has been organizing campaigns for corporate accountability and racial and economic justice in Chicago since 2009. He was a key leader in bringing Moral Mondays to Illinois, served as Chair of the Board of Directors of The People's Lobby, and has led trainings on the global economy and globalization on 3 continents. He co-founded Justice Is Global. He holds a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Chicago and a Master’s Degree in Divinity from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.
Ben has been organizing grassroots movements and working in the nonprofit sector for the past 5 years. He has trained hundreds of leaders in organizing and group facilitation, helped elect Chicago’s State’s Attorney Kim Foxx who has been an active leader in reducing mass incarceration in Illinois, and has spearheaded efforts to broaden the grassroots donor base at The People’s Lobby through donor organizing. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Princeton University.
Seong was instrumental in winning legislative support from Congresspeople Jan Schakowsky and Danny K. Davis for Justice is Global by planning and executing a 1000 person public meeting and has been a key architect of Justice is Global’s political strategy. She was formerly the Environmental Justice Organizer at The People’s Lobby and the Director of Strategic Communications and Design at the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago.
Molly is an organizer and movement educator who has facilitated organizing skills trainings and political education events nationally and across the U.S. Midwest. She began her organizing career in 2012 with The Real Food Challenge, where she built and led student teams that successfully pressured universities to shift 20% of their dining budgets to just and sustainable food sources. Molly holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics from Cornell College.