Policy Experts

Center for Popular Democracy's staff includes leading thinkers in policy, civil rights, social justice, and organizing. If you are a member of the press and would like to speak with an expert, please contact: Anita Jain, Deputy Communications Director, tel: 347-985-2220 ext 119.

Ana María Archila
Co-Executive Director
Politics, Immigration, Latino Issues, Civic Engagement, Capacity Building

 

 

Jennifer Epps-Addison
Network President & Co-Executive Director
Racial Justice, Black Led Organizations

 

 

Andrew Friedman
Co-Executive Director
Politics, Economic Justice Policy, Immigrants’ Rights, Policy and Organizing, Community Organizing, Organizational Capacity Building

 

Brian Kettenring
Co-Executive Director
Wall Street Accountability, Community Organizing, Campaign Strategy, Economic Justice, Housing, Voting Rights, Climate Justice

 

Amy Carroll
Chief of Staff
Economic Justice, Gender Equality

 

 

JoEllen Chernow
Director of Special Projects
Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Days

 

 

Oona Chatterjee
Director of Organizing & Capacity Building
Education

 

 

Carrie Gleason
Fair Workweek Initiative Director
Economic Justice, Fair Workweek, Scheduling, Worker Organizing

 

 

Emma Greenman
Director of Voting Rights & Democracy
Voting Rights, Money in Politics, Civic Engagement

 

 

Sarah Johnson
Co-Director of Local Progress
Local Progress

 

 

Shawn Sebastian
Co-Director of Fed Up
Economic Justice, Federal Reserve Accountability

 

 

Kyle Serrette
Director of Education Justice Campaigns
Education

 

 

Tony Perlstein
Deputy Director of Campaigns
Housing Justice 

 

 

Aura Vasquez
Director of Climate Justice
Climate Justice