Marianne Manilov

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Marianne Manilov "is a grassroots organizer, campaign and media strategist, and author. Currently, she is working on a book about personal stories about EarthRights International co-founders, Ka Hasw Wa and Katie Redford and the landmark Unocal case. She is also the national outreach coordinator for Luna, a feature film about Julia Butterfly Hill.

"Manilov’s 20-plus year career began with youth organizing for the 21st Century Leadership Project, a program she came up in as a youth leader. Since that time, she’s run national campaigns and programs for groups such as Amnesty International and Greenpeace International. She was the co-founder and former Executive Director of The Center for Commercial-Free Public Education. Under Manilov’s direction, the Center was credited with a bi-partisan coalition of local groups in 22 states that brought the issue of corporate influence and advertising in schools onto the national agenda, including congressional hearings.

"She has appeared in a host of media outlets, including: The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. Good Housekeeping, Business Week. She has also appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and Good Morning America, and the BBC. She also serves on the board of directors of the Movement Strategy Center and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights." [1]

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  1. Marianne Manilov, EarthRights International, accessed July 17, 2007.
  2. SumOfUs Who we are, organizational web page, accessed August 27, 2012.