Executive Director, Center for Community Change
Deepak Bhargava is executive director of the Center for Community Change, a social justice organization that empowers low-income people and people of color. He joined the center in 1994, serving first as director of public policy before becoming executive director in 2002. Bhargava has stewarded the organization’s work to support and grow the immigrant rights movement, including the successful campaign to achieve major executive action. During his tenure, the Center for Community Change has contributed to significant policy change in areas such as health care, retirement security, affordable housing, improved refundable tax credits for low-income families, and access to good, family-sustaining jobs.