Jim Driscoll

VFP Member, Co-founder Extinction Rebellion-DC

A combat veteran of Vietnam, Dr. Jim Driscoll quit teaching at MIT in 1982 to work full-time on nuclear disarmament. For the last forty years, he has helped found and fund a number of successful local, state and national peace and social justice organizations. For the last eleven years, he has focused on climate change and nonviolent direct action, including co-founding Extinction Rebellion-DC and training 50 BIPOC students this year as Green New Deal Interns in Montgomery County, MD, USA. He helped launch VFP’s current campaign to “Stop the war! Save the climate!"

Jim Driscoll