January 9, 2017: Ann Beeson

Ann Beeson, Executive Director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities. CPPP is an independent public policy organization that uses data and analysis to advocate for solutions that enable Texans of all backgrounds to reach their full potential. Its priorities for the 2017 Texas Legislature are ensuring health and wellness, expanding economic opportunity, and investing in Texas public services, including education and health care.

A social justice lawyer, Ms. Beeson was previously executive director of U.S. Programs at the Open Society Foundations, where she promoted human rights, justice and accountability. Ms. Beeson was also the national associate legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, where she argued twice before the U.S. Supreme Court and litigated numerous cases around the country.

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