Darryl J. Brackeen Jr is a champion on the issues of educational equity, jobs & workers rights, environmental sustainability, economic justice, and youth-student empowerment. Brackeen is an education community organizer and elected official, who believes in a progressive mission for justice and equality for all people. Coming from a diverse and urban background, he understands the challenges that many face today. He has inspired leaders to become parent educational advocates, elected officials, community activist, and grassroots organizers. Brackeen has organized & participated in rally’s, leadership conferences, panel discussions, and is a sought after keynote speaker. Brackeen is a powerhouse for the progressive moment in a time where injustice and inequality is running rampant in American society.