Board and Advisory Board


Abre Conner

Big Picture Thinker

Abre’ Conner is Founder of Together Restoring Economic Empowerment (TREE). Abre’ earned her law degree at American University Washington College of Law and undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida. She has been named as a top 40 under 40 lawyer by On Being a Black Lawyer, top 100 Black professionals by the Fresno Black Chamber of Commerce, Building Healthy Communities’ “Community Champion” awardee, featured in Zeta Phi Beta’s national magazine, New York Times’ The Daily, and in Cosmopolitan Magazine

Jennifer Blemur

Lead Policy Mover and Shaker

Jennifer Blemur is the Director of Policy and Legal Affairs for TREE. A licensed attorney living in the District, Jennifer graduated from the David A. Clarke School of Law. She served as the Policy Associate and Legal Counsel to the National Black Caucus of State Legislators. She worked with legislators on national policy priorities. Jennifer also served as a Legislative Counsel at the Council of the District of Columbia, where she was drafting legislation, meeting with stakeholders, and helping community members. Jennifer currently works as the Women's Legislator Lobby Director, a program of Women's Action for New Directions, an organization which builds women's political power to advocate for security and peace with justice.

Robert Baldwin III

Policy and Legal Affairs

Robert is an attorney and journalist in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. He has experience in civil rights, contract and business law. In addition to his legal practice, he is a producer with NPR and has previously written or produced for Sirius XM, HuffPost, and ESPN. He also serves as a co-chair with the Washington Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Mustafa Ali

Advisory Board member

Cohost of the Think100Show and Vice President at the National Wildlife Federation

Chancee Lundy

Advisory Board member

Co-owner of Nspiregreen LLC

Joe Briggs

Advisory Board member

Policy Counsel at the NFL-PA

Brandon McEachern

Advisory Board member

Founder of Broccoli City