Eric Greene, Associate Communications Director for Diversity & Campus Climate, UCLA
Eric Greene currently serves as the Associate Communications Director for Diversity and Campus Climate at UCLA and as a Board Member for the Jewish Multiracial Network. Eric previously worked as Senior Policy Advisor at the ACLU of Southern California and as Southern California Regional Director for the Progressive Jewish Alliance/Bend the Arc. He has written or co-written several books on race, the arts and politics, and his first book, “Planet of the Apes as American Myth: Race, Politics and Popular Culture was hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a “classic.” A former CORO fellow in NY, he studied religion at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and Pardes in Jerusalem before attending Stanford Law School, where he served as vice president of the Black Law Students Association and was a co-founder of the West Coast Conference on Progressive Lawyering. In addition to his efforts as an organizer in national and local Jews of Color communities, Eric has served as a consultant working with Jewish organizations on diversity strategy.