Kimi Wei is as a social and environmental justice advocate and sustainable community builder. She has also served as a marketing, management and multi-cultural communications consultant to ethnic minority, immigrant and women-owned small businesses and NGOs, since the 1980s. Kimi is experienced with government contract opportunities, for and non-profit management and possesses natural talents for storytelling; connecting people and causes; and for strategic evolution of projects and organizations.
Kimi loves technology and the communicaiton, social innovations and learning opportunities the open internet provides. She agrees with Josh Levy of Free Press, that the internet is the most democracy we have ever had and hopes you will help Save the Internet too. Kimi has travelled around the world, speaks five languages including Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish, and in her twenties, she was chef at her mother's Chinese take-out restaurant located in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Kimi's sons Ivan and Ariel love home-cooked food, social justice and are also The Wei Sustainability Team members.
Jorge Ivan became an Environmental Studies major at Ramapo College this spring. He wishes to work in urban farming and help eradicate food deserts. Ivan co-hosts the Green Drinks gathering in Hackensack. At Bergen Community College where he earned two Associates' Degrees, Ivan was one of a handful of students out of 34,000 who biked to school.
Ivan is very engaged in NAACP activities. He is NAACP Region II Youth and College Chair (Northeast coast); New Jersey State NAACP Youth and College Division President. He re-established the Bergen County Community College NAACP too, and built the chapter to 75 members in three semesters. In 2012, the Bergen County (Adult) Chapter presented Ivan with its Youth Leadership Award.
Ari studies at Bergen Community College and as an historical re-enactor, he portrays both Civil and Revolutionary War Colored Troops soldiers. Ari marched as a Civil War soldier in President Obama's 2012 Inaugural Parade in Washington, DC. He's also the New Jersey State NAACP Youth and College Division Treasurer.
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