Michael Kink is Executive Director of the Strong Economy for All Coalition, a labor-community coalition focused on economic fairness, jobs & income inequality.
He has recently led campaigns to win progressive tax reform and a new state “Millionaires Tax,” GOP support for increased federal taxes on the 1%, and an increase in the state minimum wage to $9 per hour.
He has organized and participated in dozens of civil disobedience and direct action protests with HIV/AIDS, Occupy and disability, antipoverty & civil rights coalitions. He studied meditation at Dai Bosatsu Zendo and has worked to bring faith, activist and mindfulness communities together for political and social activism.
He is a public interest attorney with degrees from Brown University and the NYU School of Law and has worked on economic justice, poverty, HIV/AIDS, homelessness, disability and children’s issues in New York City, Albany and Washington DC.