MCFA Webinar: Maryland’s Policy Priorities

MCFA Webinar: Maryland’s Policy Priorities

Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

This webinar is designed exclusively for the staff and trustees of the member community foundations of the Maryland Community Foundation Maryland Philanthropy Network. There is no registration fee.

The Maryland Community Foundation Maryland Philanthropy Network invites Benjamin Orr, Executive Director of the Maryland Center on Economic Policy, for a discussion of Maryland’s policy priorities in the 2016 legislative session and beyond. Together community foundations will identify opportunities to participate in and lead efforts to foster broad prosperity for Marylanders. 

When registering to participate, please submit any specific questions or topics you wish to discuss (such as economic opportunity, transportation, health, criminal justice, budget and tax…). 

About Benjamin Orr
Benjamin Orr is the Executive Director of the Maryland Center on Economic Policy. From 2011 to 2013 he was Interim Director, Transition Coordinator, and Policy Analyst for the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute. Mr. Orr also spent three years with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, where he worked on policy issues affecting the greater Washington DC region. Prior to his time at Brookings, Ben worked for the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, the New York Census Research Data Center, and the John Jay College Center on Terrorism. Mr. Orr holds a Masters in Public Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York.