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Brittany Packnett

Nonprofit Executive & Educator

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In the words of President Obama, Brittany Packnett is a leader “whose voice is going to be making a difference for years to come.” A former nonprofit executive and educator, Packnett has committed her life to the pursuit of social justice. She was appointed to both President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing and the Ferguson Commission, and is co-founder of Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence. She is also founder of Love & Power, a hub created to inspire and empower everyday people to work for urgent social change. Packnett is co-host of the award-winning Pod Save the People and author of the Listen Up! column for Teen Vogue. She has also written the forthcoming book We Are Like Those Who Dream. A member of the Gucci Changemakers Council, Packnett is on the advisory boards of Rise to Run, encouraging progressive young women to run for office, and Erase the Hate, celebrating activists working for a more inclusive America.