Connie is Co-Director of Policy & Research at Demos. Previously, she directed Center for Popular Democracy’s broad-ranging research efforts pertaining to immigrant and civil rights, economic and community justice, and good government. In addition to researching on CPD-driven projects, the Strategic Research department also helps partner organizations meet their research needs.
Previously Razza worked for Community Labor United (CLU), a coalition of base-building community organizations and labor unions in Boston. At CLU, she directed research and policy development on campaigns for transit justice and fair contracting practices throughout Massachusetts. She has been a strategic research campaigner for more than a decade, working primarily on campaign design and implementation for labor union organizing drives. At UNITE HERE, Connie led research in support of the unionization of workers at a national healthcare laundry company. She also served the New York City Council as its Senior Policy Analyst for health issues. Connie became a union organizer after participating in an organizing drive of student employees throughout the University of California system. She holds a BA from Georgetown University and an MA and PhD from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Follow her on Twitter @ConnieRazza.
How To Add 62 Million Voters
Thom Hartmann [May 6, 2015]
CPD's Connie Razza Joins MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry to Discuss the Strength of the Dollar
Melissa Harris Perry [March 27, 2015]
CPD's Connie Razza Joins Melissa Harris-Perry to Discuss the Federal Reserve
Melissa Harris Perry [March 9, 2015]
In-House Financial Managers Should Control Pension Funds
NY Times [April 28, 2014]
The Republican tax bill will weaken the United States
The Guardian [December 14, 2017]