About

Eric Weltman is a writer, organizer, and educator based in Brooklyn, New York.  He has over 20 years of experience leading social justice campaigns and building progressive power.

Eric has helped direct ground-breaking coalitions, organize high-visibility media events, write influential publications, and manage successful initiatives to pass legislation, fund programs, and elect candidates.

Eric also has extensive experience conducting trainings on media outreach, advocacy, organizing, and public speaking.  He has taught urban politics at Suffolk University, hosted a cable access show, and written for such publications as The American Prospect, In These Times, Dollars & Sense, and the Boston Globe.

A native of New Jersey, Eric graduated from the University of Michigan and earned an MA in Urban & Environmental Policy from Tufts University.

When he’s not changing the world, Eric enjoys being with his wife, Sarah, and son, Zach, reading history books, walking around the city, watching “Burn Notice” and “Saturday Night Live,” juggling, and eating Thai food.