Eddie AhnExecutive Director Brightline Defense
Eddie Ahn is an attorney for Brightline Defense Project, an environmental justice nonprofit in San Francisco dedicated to promoting sustainability in low-income communities. Brightline’s campaigns include legal and policy advocacy work in renewable energy, green job creation, and local hiring policies. Prior to law school, Eddie was an AmeriCorps member, serving as an afterschool programmer in Oakland’s Chinatown. While working toward his law degree, he continued to teach afterschool workshops for elementary students in art and public speaking.
Eddie also writes and illustrates his own comics. His work has been recently published in Hyphen Magazine, and he has also been recognized as a Cartoonist-in-Residence at the Charles M. Schulz Museum. His other ongoing art projects can be viewed at ehacomics.com.
Eddie has received his J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law and his B.A. from Brown University.