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Jeff Harris Elected Board Chair of Food Forward

April 22, 2024

Golden Globe Foundation

Golden Globe Foundation Board Member Jeff Harris has been elected Board Chair of Food Forward, Southern California’s largest urban gleaning organization. Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people experiencing food insecurity, and inspiring others to do the same.

“Jeff has been invaluable to Food Forward’s growth since he joined our Board of Directors in 2021. We’re thankful for his continued dedication to Food Forward’s mission and look forward to all he’ll accomplish in this new role!”

– Food Forward

Jeff Harris is the founder of JB Harris Consulting, a firm focused on supporting nonprofit organizations with strategic planning, executive coaching and partnerships. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Golden Globe Foundation, a nonprofit organization supporting underrepresented communities in Southern California seeking to thrive in the creative arts and journalism, film preservation and free speech protections worldwide. He recently served as the Director of School and Community Partnerships for the Compton Unified School District where he brought resources, programs and funding to the students and schools in this award-winning school district. Jeff created opportunities for enrichment and connection for over 20,000 K-12 students in a wide variety of curricular areas—the Arts, technology, literacy, athletics and more. Jeff is the former Chief Executive Officer of The Junior State of America Foundation, an organization that he was involved in for more than 25 years—as a high school student leader, program director, civic educator and mentor to students. Jeff spearheaded JSA’s engagement efforts to schools and students in low-income underrepresented communities.

Visit: https://foodforward.org

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