Jon Rainwater

Executive Director, Peace Action Education Fund

Jon Rainwater is Executive Director of Peace Action Education Fund. For over 30 years, Jon has been active in campaigns on issues of peace, nuclear disarmament, social justice and environmental sustainability. An experienced policy advocate, he has worked on nuclear issues for Greenpeace, advocated for victims of domestic violence for the California Alliance Against Domestic Violence and served as director for the California League of Conservation Voters. Jon has also been involved in the electoral arena in dozens of campaigns for progressive candidates and ballot measures. Before joining Peace Action, he worked in the environmental field helping to pass groundbreaking legislation on global warming emissions and environmental justice in California. Jon now leads Peace Action Education Fund's efforts to eliminate the threat of nuclear weapons, to end the U.S. involvement in the wars in the Middle East and shift spending from the bloated Pentagon budget to human needs.