In-Person at Temple Micah and On Zoom
As the District emerges from the pandemic and as we face an election year in DC, Ed Lazere will share his insights into DC’s current economic and policy trends. He’ll highlight what we know about key issues such as housing affordability and the racial wealth gap, and he will discuss some of the leading progressive advocacy campaigns, from universal child care to decriminalizing sex work.
To attend this Lunch and Learn, please register no later than Monday, June 6 at noon.
About Ed Lazere
Ed served for two decades as Executive Director of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute (2001-2020), where he led research on inequities in housing, jobs, education, and health care, and partnered with advocates and residents to address them. Ed contributed to creating the D.C. Earned Income Tax Credit, closing corporate tax loopholes, raising income taxes on D.C.’s wealthiest residents, and reforming D.C.’s school funding formula to steer more resources to high-poverty schools. Ed ran for the DC Council in 2018 and 2020, unsuccessfully, but continues to remain engaged in DC policy and political campaigns. Ed is a long-time member of Temple Micah.
You must register before noon the Monday before the event to be guaranteed seating at lunch or a Zoom link.
Further questions about these meetings, email Lunch and Learn.