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Conference Presenter

Alex Tom

Center For Empowered Politics

Alex is the Executive Director of the Center For Empowered Politics, a capacity building hub that supports grassroots organizations and leaders of color and grows movement infrastructure at the intersection of racial justice, organizing and power building. He has over 20 years of experience organizing for racial and economic justice. Alex has led campaigns to organize low wage immigrant workers, winning millions of dollars in back wages and has helped to build regional and statewide power building multi-entity infrastructure. In 2019, Alex received the Open Society Foundation Racial Justice Fellowship to develop a toolkit to counter the rise of the new Chinese American Right Wing in the US.