Connie Razza is the Executive Director of Social and Economic Justice Leaders Project (SEJ), a movement utility that provides progressive leaders space to plan along a longer time horizon that they otherwise are able to, to prepare to meet conditions beyond our control, and to practice responding to crisis and opportunity across organizational lines. Before joining SEJ, Connie built the strategic research department and served as chief of campaigns at the Center for Popular Democracy. She also served as the vice president of policy & research at Demos, a senior policy analyst for health issues at the New York City Council, and a organizer and strategic research campaigner for labor unions. Connie holds a PhD and MA from UCLA and a BA from Georgetown University. She grew up in Washington, DC.