Rich Stolz (he/his/him) is a Senior Fellow with Just Solutions, focusing on the intersection of climate justice and immigrant rights strategy and organizing. Rich co-authored The Statue of Liberty Plan: A Progressive Vision for Migration in the Age of Climate Change which calls for new, intersectional strategies and movement building to anticipate and directly engage the consequences and implications of climate change on migration, political movements, and democracy. Rich brings more than 25 years of organizing and campaign experience to his work, including service as the Executive Director of OneAmerica in Washington State, an immigrant rights organization, where he co-founded Washington’s statewide environmental and climate justice coalition, Front and Centered. He has served on numerous Boards of Directors for community-based organizations, foundations, and periodicals, and he has received several awards recognizing his service, including the Cesar Chavez Champion of Change Award, which he received from former President Barack Obama. Rich was born in Seoul, Korea and is the son of a Korean immigrant; he lives close to Korean food in Annandale, VA where he enjoys every moment he can get with his 8-year old son. He concurrently serves as a Senior Fellow with the Democracy Fund.
Contact: rich @ justsolutionscollective.org