Connie Razza is Chief of Campaigns & Policy for the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD). Razza oversees CPD’s broad-ranging campaigns for economic justice and a robust, inclusive democracy, as well as the organization’s research efforts. She had previously served as CPD’s campaign director and research director. Prior to returning to CPD, Connie was Vice President of Policy and Research at Demos, where she directed the work of the policy team and developed a social exclusion framework to understanding the drivers of racism in the United States. She has worked for economic and racial justice for nearly a quarter century, as a union activist, organizer, researcher, policy analyst, and strategist. She holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles.