Corrine Van Hook-Turner

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer | People's Climate Innovation Center

Corrine Van Hook Turner (she/her) leads the overall vision and strategy for People’s Climate Innovation Center and its programs, bringing a lens of racial equity and transformative movement building. Corrine convenes and cultivates creative leadership within climate justice and deep democracy ecosystems toward a shared vision for a Just Transition to a world of interdependence, resilience, and regeneration.Corrine’s 20+ years of experience are deeply immersed in movements advancing social, economic, environmental and racial justice. As a former IDEAL Scholar (Initiative for Diversity in Education and Leadership), she witnessed and continues to nurture the compelling impact of investing in youth and disenfranchised communities of color so that leadership reflects the diversity it seeks to serve. Since then she has continued to develop her leadership working with the Rockwood Leadership Institute, Greater New Beginnings Youth Services, Oakland Climate Action Coalition, and contracting with various organizations. Corrine was the former Co-Director of Rooted in Resilience (formerly Bay Localize), a grassroots organization working to catalyze a movement for more equitable, resilient communities. More recently over the last three years, she served as the Program Manager and Director of Climate Innovation initially as a program, now grown to be a fiscally sponsored network partner of Movement Strategy Center (MSC). She currently serves on the steering committee of the California Trade Justice Coalition and board of New Buildings Institute (NBI). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.