Jamie currently serves as the Emerson Collective’s Director of Youth & Community Engagement and is focused on building and leveraging relationships across sectors that impact social justice issues specific to education, conservation, immigration, health care, and youth development.
He is also the CEO and Founder of the Global Livingston Institute (GLI), a non-governmental organization in East Africa designed to engage students and community leaders to “Listen. Think. Act.” by developing innovative solutions to poverty.
“Education is crucial to ensuring our nation’s young people are equipped to build a stronger democracy and a better future,” said Generation Citizen Board Member Jamie Van Leeuwen. “I’m excited to contribute to GC’s forward-looking, community-centered approach to systemic change.”