Taj James

Taj James

Taj is the Executive Director of Movement Strategy Center, a group known for its work in building widespread coalitions and developing long-term movement strategies. Before starting the Movement Strategy Center, Taj was the Director of Youth Policy and Development at Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth. Taj also worked as the Western Regional Field Organizer for the Black Student Leadership Network, a project of the Children’s Defense Fund. Taj has served on numerous advisory boards, including that of LISTEN Inc., We Interrupt This Message, The Praxis Project, Youth United for Community Action, the Gay-Straight Alliance Network, and the California Fund for Youth Organizing. He has published numerous articles on youth organizing and empowerment. Taj was the recipient of a Next Generation Leadership fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation and was named a “Local Hero” by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.