Kyle Strickland

Deputy Director, Race and Democracy

As the Deputy Director of Race and Democracy, Kyle Strickland supports Roosevelt’s work to ensure that racial equity and inclusion are part of all of the Institute’s programmatic areas.

As the Deputy Director of Race and Democracy, Kyle Strickland supports Roosevelt’s work to ensure that racial equity and inclusion are part of all of the Institute’s programmatic areas. Currently, he is leading a multi-year race landscape project that will provide an overview and analysis of the latest research, policy ideas, and political movement-building on race, economics, and politics. In addition, Strickland is the Senior Legal Analyst at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity and the Director of My Brother’s Keeper Ohio, a statewide network that provides educational and community opportunities for youth of color.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Strickland earned his bachelor’s from The Ohio State University and a law degree from Harvard Law School, where he served as student body president.


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