Named by the Oprah Winfrey Network, Vital Voices,
& NOWThis Next as the Voice of Justice in 2021
A Columbia University graduate and Brooklyn native, Chelsea Miller is one of the leading voices in racial justice and digital organizing. After working in the Obama White House in 2016 on criminal justice reform, Chelsea would later become a global voice in activism. Chelsea is the Co-Founder of Freedom March NYC, one of the largest youth-led civil rights organizations in the country. Organizing movements in person and online, Chelsea is globally recognized for her ability to use social media to reach various audiences and build community. With a digital reach of over 1.5 million through partnerships, ambassadorships, and digital campaigns, Chelsea has leveraged her knowledge to work with brands such as Versace, Nike, Puma, Toms, Facebook, and the WNBA.
As a public speaker, Chelsea has addressed thousands of people in speaking engagements that include Madison Square Garden, Yale University, and the March on Washington. Her work has been featured in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Vogue, CNN, Financial Times, and more. In 2021, Chelsea was honored as the Voice of Justice on the Oprah Winfrey Network by Vital Voices and NowThisNEXT. She was also named as one of 12 recipients to receive the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian award. In 2022, Chelsea was named as one of the newest commentators for NOWThis, the #1 most watched news brand globally on social.
Chelsea has lent her voice to several television programs helping to tell the stories of movements and mobilization in the digital age. Most recently, Chelsea was featured in the PBS docuseries, Making Black America, exploring the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and the fight for racial justice today. Some of Chelsea's key focus areas are racial justice, women's leadership, reproductive justice, youth advocacy, climate change, and intersectional movement building.