As the Director of Creative Development at Causecast, Levi works to fuse together new media, philanthropy, and celebrity to help create the most empowering and entertaining cause-related interactive online community in the world.
Most recently, Levi served as a consultant for Reel Green Media, producing short video pods. He has also written for Green Living Online.
Over the years, Levi has been extremely active in social change and finding creative and entertaining ways to get people involved. While a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Levi served as the lead organizer of the UCSB Darfur Freedom Festival. An awareness concert calling attention to the genocide in Sudan, the successfully executed event drew over 1,000 students.
In addition, Levi brought together and organized over 40 different non-profit organizations in a cause-based celebration known as Chilla Vista, a community-wide sustainable music, art, film, food, and interactive festival with over 2,500 students, faculty, and family coming together to learn about healthy living, volunteerism, and community involvement.
Upon joining The Forest Foundation in 2006, Levi assumed the role of Creative Director and International Grants Manager. In this capacity, Levi provided structure and set internal parameters to manage over half a million dollars in domestic and international grants. He also created an intranet, as well as a checks and balance system, in addition to managing the operations of the organizationâ€™s 12 satellite offices.
During the summer of 2007, with having already helped â€œgreenâ€ the production of the Bonnaroo Music Festival, Levi helped divert over 60% waste from the Rock The Bells Hip Hop Concert in San Francisco. By utilizing a fun and interactive approach, Levi worked to educate the 50,000 concert goers on the positive impact of recycling and reducing emissions.
Levi proudly participated in a cross-country drive sponsored by Patagonia, Lovecraft Biofuels, and Ecotainment. The drive was completed in a green vegetable-powered school bus and worked to raise awareness on the important issue of sustainability. The event was covered by the Associated Press, who coined the term “eco-friendly circus of activists.â€ In addition, the drive was featured in Pollstar Magazine, AOL News, MSN Stop Global Warming, and The China Post.
Currently, Levi is involved with and lives in the Moishe House at The Forest Foundation.
Levi is a graduate of UCSB, with dual degrees in Psychology and Music.