By Fiona Ruddy | LinkedIn
Movement Building, Policy & Strategic Communications Fellow (Summer 2017)
Beneficial State Foundation
Last week I was on a walk discussing my fellowship at Beneficial State Foundation with a friend who is starting a PhD program. I began rattling off findings from my research on financial injustice, offering my opinion on how to support divestment movements, and extoling my love for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Amid this extremely nerdy conversation, I was shocked to find out my pal (who is deeply interested in equity and justice) had no idea what Dodd-Frank was.