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Jen Soriano
Jen Soriano is a Filipina-American writer, communications consultant, and social movement strategist based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  She is a leader in creative communications for social justice, specializing in grassroots participatory strategies to challenge race, class and gender bias and to move transformative stories through multiple mediums.  

Jen is currently Strategic Communications Coordinator for the RoadMap Consulting group. As a communications consultant, she has helped strengthen the communications effectiveness of dozens of community organizing groups and alliances, including the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, Causa Justa Just Cause, and Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth.

As a writer, Jen has worked with Mother Jones magazine, Free Speech Radio News, the Center for Investigative Reporting and Free Speech TV. She is currently a member of the War Times writers collective and a contributor to Organizing Upgrade.

Between 2002 and 2008, Jen co-founded the Center for Media Justice in Oakland (CMJ), CA along with CMJ’s Executive Director Malkia Cyril. She is currently serving as CMJ Board Chair and as a leader of CMJ's Echo Justice Initiative for movement communications.

Both Jen’s writing and her communications work are devoted to giving voice to social movements, to contributing to shifts in the current balance of power, and to telling stories for remembrance, healing and justice.

Blog Entries by Jen Soriano

SOTU 2012: Behind Obama's Clean Energy Shout Out to the DoD

Posted February 2, 2012 | 02/02/12 02:47 PM ET

During the state of the Union Address on Tuesday, Obama shouted out the DoD as a clean energy partner.

I'm proud to announce that the Department of Defense, the world's largest consumer of energy, will make one of the largest commitments to clean energy in history --...
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Grassroots Internationalism: Global Social Movements on the Rise

Posted October 3, 2011 | 10/03/11 09:10 PM ET

The motley, courageous, committed crews occupying Wall Street and city spaces around the country are making it clear that it's time to get serious about the direction of our country and our global economic system. It's an exciting moment, as the protests are gaining momentum, and demonstrations are...

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