Eric Marshall
Eric Marshall

Eric Marshall

Eric Marshall, as manager of legal mobilization, is the Lawyers’ Committee’s chief organizer and is responsible for creating and managing the infrastructure necessary to direct large scale pro bono resources to address modern civil rights issues. Marshall is the co-leader of Election Protection, the nation’s largest voter support coalition.  In addition to ensuring the effective ...

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Wendy Weiser
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Wendy R. Weiser

Wendy Weiser directs the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, a non-partisan think tank and public interest law center. She founded and directed the center’s Voting Rights and Elections Project, coordinating litigation, research, and advocacy efforts to enhance political participation and prevent voter disenfranchisement across the country. She ...

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Melissa Williams

Melissa Williams

Melissa Williams is the National Political Director, running the Sierra Club’s robust and influential political department and managing the electoral program. With coordinated campaigns and independent expenditures, Melissa and her team get the word out to members and the public about the Sierra Club’s political endorsements. Through member communications and direct voter contact programs, the ...

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Anat Admati

Anat Admati

Anat Admati is the George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She has written extensively on information dissemination in financial markets, trading mechanisms, portfolio management, financial contracting, and, most recently, on corporate governance and banking. Since 2010, Admati has been active in the policy debate on financial ...

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John Fullerton

John Fullerton

John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute, “a collaborative working to explore and effect the economic transition to a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth through the transformation of finance.”  Through the work of Capital Institute, regular public speaking engagements, and university lectures, John has become ...

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James Mitchell

James Mitchell

James is the Senior Seafood Campaigner for the Oceans program at Greenpeace USA, and works with the market sector to effect change, particularly with seafood sustainability in the retail arena. He previously worked at Food & Water Watch as the Senior Legislative Analyst for fisheries, where he achieved introduction of multiple pieces of legislation, and ...

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Jeremy Miller
Jeremy Miller

Jeremy Miller

Jeremy Miller currently serves as Policy Director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). Prior to joining CREW, Mr. Miller worked in the U.S. Senate as a Special Assistant in the office of Senator Jeff Merkley, providing legislative assistance on banking and healthcare issues. Mr. Miller has also worked on the Committee on ...

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Thomas Palley

Thomas Palley

Dr. Thomas Palley is an economist living in Washington DC. He holds a B.A. degree from Oxford University, and a M.A. degree in International Relations and Ph.D. in Economics, both from Yale University. He has published in numerous academic journals, and written for The Atlantic Monthly, American Prospect and Nation magazines. Dr. Palley has recently ...

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Tom Saenz
Tom Saenz

Tom Saenz

Thomas A. Saenz is the President and General Counsel of MALDEF, where he leads the civil rights organization’s five offices in pursuing litigation, policy advocacy, and community education to promote the civil rights of Latinos living in the United States.  Saenz re-joined MALDEF in August 2009, after spending four years on Los Angeles Mayor Antonio ...

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Cassandra Jones Havard

Cassandra Jones Havard

Professor Jones Havard’s scholarship examines financial services regulation. She has authored numerous articles addressing challenges in regulating the financial services industry. She teaches courses in banking law, commercial law, corporations and contracts. Professor Jones Havard joined the law faculty at the University of Baltimore in 2005. She began her academic career at the Beasley School ...

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Rashad Robinson

Rashad Robinson

Rashad Robinson – For over a decade, he has helped to mobilize communities across the country to create more inclusive cultural and political institutions. Robinson serves as Executive Director of Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization. Under Robinson’s leadership, the organization has been at the forefront on issues ranging from fighting ...

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James K. Boyce

James K. Boyce

James K. Boyce is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he directs the program on development, peacebuilding, and the environment at the Political Economy Research Institute. His books include Africa’s Odious Debts (Zed, 2011), Reclaiming Nature (Anthem Press, 2007), and Investing in Peace (Oxford University Press, 2002). He is a ...

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Josh Silver

Josh Silver

Josh Silver is CEO of United Republic, a national, nonpartisan campaign to enact sweeping reforms to campaign finance, conflict of interest and transparency laws. Silver is a veteran election and media reform executive.  He cofounded and served for nine years as CEO & president of Free Press, the nation’s leading media and technology reform advocacy ...

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