Mustafa Santiago Ali has been a National Speaker, Trainer and Facilitator on Social Justice and Environmental Justice issues for the past 17 years. During that time Mustafa has worked with communities on both the domestic and international front to secure environmental, health and economic justice. Prior to joining the Hip Hop Caucus he served as an Senior Advisor to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Environmental Justice. He was also the Designated Federal Official for the A Workgroup on Nationally Consistent EJ Screening Approaches of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC), a federal advisory committee to the U.S. EPA. Mustafa Ali served as a Brookings Institute Congressional Fellow in the Office of Congressman John Conyers in FY 2007-08. His portfolio as a Legislative Assistant focused on Foreign Policy in Africa and South America, Homeland Security, Health Care, Appropriations and Environmental Justice. Mr. Ali is a former instructor at West Virginia University and Stanford University in Washington. He guest lecturers at Universities and Colleges including, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Albany Law School and Howard University Law School.