Dr. Kyra R. Greene is the Executive Director of Center on Policy Initiatives. Dr. Greene earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Stanford University. Her past research has focused on social movement messaging/framing, legislative processes, and public policies affecting the lives of people of color and people with disabilities. Before joining CPI, Dr. Greene was an Assistant Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University. Dr. Greene is the Chair of the Engage San Diego Action Fund and Board Chair of PowerSwitch Action.