Hop Hopkins

Director of Organizational Transformation, The Sierra Club

Hop Hopkins has been organizing for over twenty-five years at the intersections of race, class, gender and the environment. As director of organizational transformation at the Sierra Club, Hop is helping the largest, oldest and most influential organization in the environmental sector evolve into a commitment to anti-racism. He is a social movement strategist and scholar, and has been a leader in movements from HIV/AIDS to anti-globalization, food sovereignty, anti-displacement and clean energy transition, after beginning his career as a grassroots environmental justice community organizer in Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles. 


Born in Dallas, Texas, Hop received his bachelor’s degree from New College of California as a graduate in the Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Communities program with a focus on natural building.

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