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Lennox Yearwood Jr

​Founder and President, Hip Hop Caucus​

Lennox Yearwood Jr. is founder and president of Hip Hop Caucus, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that connects the hip-hop community to the civic process. He is a minister, community activist, US Air Force veteran, and national leader within the green movement who bridges the gap between communities of color and environmental issue advocacy. Yearwood entered the world of hip-hop politics as the political and grassroots director for the Hip Hop Summit Action Network in 2003 and 2004 and as a key architect of P. Diddy’s “Vote or Die!” campaign in the run-up to the 2004 presidential election. He established the Gulf Coast Renewal Campaign after Hurricane Katrina and helped launch Hip Hop Caucus’s climate communications and activism platform: Think 100%.

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