Nailah Pope-Harden is the Executive Director of ClimatePlan, a partnership that works across California to improve land-use and transportation planning with a focus on protecting health, communities, and climate. In this role, she is responsible for expanding the network presence, cultivating new members, and ensuring the mission and vision of the organization are being carried out.
Nailah comes to this position with years of community organizing and coalition-building experience that spans neighborhood, regional, state, and national social justice campaigns. The through-line in Nailah’s personal and professional life is always ensuring her son has a healthy, safe, loving environment and future. She does this by building community everywhere she goes, learning from those around her, and being open to (transformative) change. Nailah is located in Sacramento.