As the Managing Director of Communications at Roosevelt Forward, Kendra Bozarth drives the organization’s communications strategy across editorial, digital, design, and press. Working with the think tank, advocacy, network, and development teams, she ensures that all communications initiatives meet Roosevelt’s standards of quality and clarity, achieve organizational objectives, and align with institutional branding. She also oversees the day-to-day operations and long-term development of the communications team and serves as a cross-departmental leader on organizational development projects, including internal communications and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Prior to joining Roosevelt, Kendra worked on state-level budget and tax policy campaigns in Kansas as a member of the State Priorities Partnership with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and she was the Communications Manager for The Homecomers with Sarah Smarsh podcast project in 2019. Kendra earned a BA in English from the University of Kansas with an emphasis in creative writing and political communications in 2012. Follow her @kendrabozarth.

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. 10 Years after the Financial Crisis It’s been 10 years since Lehman Brothers filed for the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, a move that shifted the economy from a financial downturn into the Great Recession. “Have We

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. The Future of Work, Wages, and Labor On Wednesday, Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI) and three colleagues released The Future of Work, Wages, and Labor report, outlining bold policy priorities necessary to strengthen worker power and rebuild the

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Trump Administration Abandons Student Loan Borrowers On Monday, Seth Frotman stepped down as the top student-loan watchdog at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In a letter, he said that the agency, and ultimately the Trump administration,

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Unstacking the Deck in Washington After sharing examples of the corrosive problem of corruption in Washington, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the biggest anti-corruption package since Watergate on Tuesday. The Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act prevents anyone

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. The Accountable Capitalism Act On Wednesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Accountable Capitalism Act, legislation that would require corporations to consider the interests of all stakeholders within the firm—not only shareholders—in company decisions. Roosevelt Senior Economist

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. We Need Fundamental Labor Law Reform U.S. labor law does not work for most Americans, fueling the decline of unions—which, historically, have helped reduce economic inequality—and leaving workers increasingly powerless. In Rebuilding Worker Voice in Today’s Economy,

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. 1. Corporations Are Splurging on Stock Buybacks In a joint report with the National Employment Law Project (NELP), Roosevelt Program Director Katy Milani and NELP Senior Researcher Irene Tung expose the extent of stock buyback spending across the

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. The War on Women Is a War on Workers The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is deeply troubling, particularly to advocates of women’s health and economic justice. For

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week. Due to the Fourth of July holiday, we’ve abbreviated this week’s rundown and will return to our standard issue next week.   1. Trump’s Trade War President Donald Trump ignited a trade war with China after imposing tariffs on

The Roosevelt Rundown is an email series featuring the Roosevelt Institute’s top 5 stories of the week.   1. Janus v. AFSCME On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a monumental decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. A profound setback for organized labor, the ruling—which