Meet the Board Members
Meet the Institute Fellows

Professor Bruce Cain
Robson Chair, UCB, Director UCDC program, Washington Center

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Professor Troy Duster
Past President, American Sociological Association

Dolores Huerta
Co-Founder, United Farm Workers

Professor George Lakoff
Cognitive Scientist
University of California, Berkeley
Author, "Don't Think of an Elephant" and "Moral Politics"

Professor Marta Lopez-Garza
Associate Professor, Women's and Chicano/a Studies
California State University, Northridge

Dean Melvin Oliver
Dean of Social Sciences
University of California, Santa Barbara

Professor Carlos Perez
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Chicano and Latin American Studies
California State University, Fresno

Rosemary Shahan
President, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety Foundation

Parke Skelton
Political Consultant
SG&A Campaigns

Meet the Institute Fellows

Dave Johnson
Dave researches and writes about corporate influence on democracy, and the activities of the “conservative movement” network of foundations and think tanks and the extent of their influence on American society. He has investigated and reported on the Right's ongoing attacks on public education and teacher unions and trial attorneys and the tort legal system. Dave is also a Fellow with the Commonweal Institute working on progressive messaging. He is a frequent public speaker, talk-radio personality and a leading participant in the progressive blogging community. He is the lead blogger at Seeing the Forest and Speak Out California and writes at other progressive outlets including MyDD, Huffington Post, DailyKos, AlterNet, BuzzFlash, Smirking Chimp, OpEd News and Common Dreams.

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California Progress Report
The California Majority Report
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