Elizabeth Parisian Policy Director, Stand Up! Chicago

Elizabeth Parisian is Policy Director for Stand Up! Chicago, a coalition of community organizations and labor unions working together for economic justice. She authored Investing in Chicago Communities: A Jobs Fund for a Future That Works, a proposal to create 40,000 new jobs in the city by generating $1.4 billion in annual revenue through a $.25 per fee on speculative trades on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Elizabeth has written for the Chicago Tribune and has appeared on Chicago Tonight on WTTW, The Salim Muwakkil Show on WVON, Live from the Heartland on WLUW, and other programs.

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