Renard Monczunski has lived in Detroit since 1994 in a single-father household along with his sister, attended Detroit Public Schools, and earned his diploma from David Mackenzie High School. Renard is a proud alumnus of the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Sociology. Since 2014, Renard has been a Transit Organizer with the Detroit People’s Platform beginning his work five years ago when bus riders were experiencing lack of reliable bus service and severe cuts to service. His mentor, Linda Campbell inspired him to organize for transit justice, on the account of being a long-term bus rider. He has also been involved in several campaigns to overturn Citizen’s United in Colorado, the Raise Michigan campaign – to raise the minimum wage and is a supporter of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare for All. Renard is also involved with the Earned Sick Leave and One Fair Wage campaigns.