Larry Stafford

Executive Director, Progressive Maryland

Larry Stafford began his career in public service at the age of 17 with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). Stafford joined ACORN against a proposal that would have closed down low-income apartment complexes in marginalized communities within Prince George’s County. After helping to defeat the proposal, Stafford has since gone on to work on numerous electoral and issue campaign throughout the country. Larry currently serves as the Executive Director for Progressive Maryland, an advocacy organization that works towards building power for working class Marylanders.

My Sessions

Building Independent Political Power

The Political Revolution will continue as activists and people’s organizations build power and strategies to take over school boards, city councils, states and Congress. We can organize a new economy that puts people, workers and communities first by shifting money and power away from the current economy driven by extraction, fossil fuels, criminalization and exclusion […]