Ben Eichert

Ben Eichert, Director, Greenpower

Benjamin’s passion for social justice organizing began over twenty years ago.  Right after high school he and two friends bought an old van and drove from Albuquerque to Nicaragua, volunteering in rural communities.  Following that trip, he co-founded Big Noise Films and directed the award-winning documentary “Zapatista.” He has worked as an organizer and contract negotiator with the New York State Nurses Association and was the field director for US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s successful reelection campaign in 2012.  Benjamin studied political science at Brown University.