Sean Thomas-Breitfeld is the Senior Field Trainer and Campaign Researcher at the Center for Community Change. Prior to this role, he worked in CCC's communications and policy departments where he coordinated online and grassroots advocacy efforts, and lobbied on a range of issues, including immigration reform, transportation equity and anti-poverty programs. Before joining the Center, Sean worked as a Policy Analyst at the National Council of La Raza where he focused on employment and income security issues.
More than a quarter of African-Americans live in poverty. During Black History Month, we should speak truthfully about the economic legacy that drives this inequality.