Alphonso David is a trailblazer who has committed his life to actualizing a more just and equitable world. For more than two decades and with convictions motivated from experiences early in his childhood, David has helped to build and transform storied institutions and systems in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors with an eye toward uplifting and improving the lives of marginalized communities. Widely recognized as one of the nation’s foremost human rights and civil rights leaders, David’s leadership has advanced economic and social justice movements across the United States and globally. David is a sought-after public speaker and commentator whose work has been highlighted by MSNBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, CNN, NPR, the Root, Essence, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Grio and others. Raised in Liberia, West Africa, David currently resides in New York City.