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Edilah Jordan
Transformative Communities Program Director
Edilah Jordan (also known as EJ) is the Transformative Communities Program Director, Green For All. Edilah oversee Transformative Communities relationships and partnerships in our targeted communities, ensuring all relationships are built and maintained. She also leads on the management of relationships with local government staff, financial institutions, and Dream.Orgs Business Council member, in collaboration with Dream.Org’s Tech program. Edilah leads engagement in community planning processes, community development planning, and identifying investment opportunities. She develops concepts and outcome criteria for the Transformative Communities program and leads the tracking, measurement, and reporting of key performance indicators.

Formally, Edilah was the Director of Tech Career Pathways for Dream.Org Tech program where she owned the development and implementation of Dream.Org tech program’s workforce strategy, inclusive of traditional and emerging technical fields (including clean-tech). Through her work she ensured as the tech economy grew and evolved, Black, Latinx, and justice system-impacted talent were not left behind! She also oversaw the Dream.Org Clean Tech scholarship program and technical cohort programs. Edilah managed key stakeholders involved, focusing on relationship retention and procured corporate partnerships to cultivate cohorts nationally. Prior to joining Dream.org, Edilah’s professional background includes project management, community development and sales in both the non-profit and tech sector. Throughout her career, Edilah was consistently the highest grossing sales professional and produced several systems and tools that equipped her for her roles. She also created and implemented programs and sales processes that increased the growth and success of the companies she worked for. In addition, she has hired and managed teams of various sizes and delivered contract service level agreements, expectations and value propositions.

Born into the foster care system, Edilah quickly grew a love for serving impoverished communities. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign. Edilah traveled to third-world countries and conducted sustainable housing and neighborhood revitalization initiatives. She believes everyone deserves an equal opportunity to education, homeownership, careers, and leadership.
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