Olatunji Oboi Reed serves as the founding President & CEO of Equiticity, a racial equity movement, programming and advocating for racial equity, increased mobility and racial justice to improve the lives of Black, Brown and Indigenous people of color (BBIPOC) across the United States. Equiticity’s vision is a mid- to large-sized U.S. city where racial equity is fully integrated at the policy and legislative levels into every function, department and resource associated with the city’s operations, services and programs. Oboi co-founded and recently served as the President & CEO of the Slow Roll Chicago bicycle movement. Slow Roll Chicago is working to build an equitable, diverse and inclusive bicycle culture in Chicago, by organizing community bicycle rides and advocating for bicycle equity. He works internationally as a racial equity tactician, strategist, advocate and community organizer in the fields of mobility justice, transportation equity and police enforcement equity.
In 2015, Oboi was awarded The White House Transportation Champion of Change award by The White House and the United States Department of Transportation. Oboi is a member of Chicagoland Equity Network’s Steering Committee, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s Human and Community Development Committee and PolicyLink’s Transportation Equity Caucus. He served as a Community Representative Member of the City of Chicago Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council and as a member of the Board of Directors of Streetsblog Chicago. He is a frequent speaker and facilitator at conferences around the world.