Simon Greer

Simon Greer (born 1968) is an American labor and community organizer and social change leader. He is the current President and CEO of the Jewish Funds for Justice (JFSJ). Starting in January 2012, he will head the Nathan Cummings Foundation, an American foundation funding the social justice sector, as President and CEO. Greer holds position seven on 2011′s “Forward 50”, the Jewish Daily Forward′s list of the fifty most significant Jews in the United States.

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... Greer is married to Sharna Goldseker, currently vice-president of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies ... According to Greer, his relationship with his wife “has made some of the connections between social justice and mainstream Jewish philanthropies a much tighter connection because we’re ...

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