Co-Director, Campaign for America's Future
Robert L. Borosage is a co-director and co-founder of the Campaign for America’s Future and the Institute for America’s Future. At CAF, Borosage convened the Apollo Alliance coalition that brought unions and environmentalists together to popularize “green jobs” and assembled a Citizens Commission that developed a detailed plan to prove austerity was not needed to reduce the deficit. A graduate of Yale Law School, Borosage left the practice of law to found the Center for National Security Studies in 1974. In 1979, Borosage became director of the Institute for Policy Studies. In 1988, Borosage left the Institute to serve as senior issues advisor to the presidential campaign of the Reverend Jesse Jackson. In 1989, Borosage founded the Campaign for New Priorities, enlisting over 100 national organizations in the call to reinvest in America in the post-Cold War era. Borosage is the founder and chair of Progressive Majority, dedicated to recruiting, training and supporting progressive candidates for local, state and national offices. He is the founder and chair of ProgressiveCongress.org, providing a bridge between the progressive community and the Congressional Progressive Caucus. He serves on the board of IPS, the Blue Green Alliance and several other progressive organizations. Borosage’s articles on progressive action and economic fairness appear regularly in the Nation, Politico, the Huffington Post, and on OurFuture.org.