About Us

The Center for Public Interest Research conducts research, organizing, community service, and public education around critical public interest issues. It also assists partner 501(c)(3) organizations and projects by hosting joint projects and programs, sponsoring new public interest projects, and providing training and technical support in areas such as civic engagement, citizen and student organizing, program development and packaging, internet and social media organizing, grantseeking, membership development, financial management, and legal assistance.

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Executive Director
Amy Floyd

Board of Directors
Wendy Wendlandt, President
Political Director, Public Interest Network

Julie Miles, Vice-President and Treasurer
Development Director, Make the Road New York

Chuck Caldart, Secretary
Director of Litigation, National Environmental Law Center

Susan Rakov
Director, Frontier Group

Ruth Seroussi
Attorney, Buchalter Nemer