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Andrew Friedman comes to CPD after fifteen years spent building Make the Road New York (MRNY), which he co-founded, into the leading democratically-run, immigrant-led community organization in New York State. He was a Skadden Public Interest Fellow, a Senior Fellow at the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy and a Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School. Andrew has worked as an adjunct professor at New York University, Cardozo School of Law and the New School for Social Research, and serves on the Board of Directors of Make the Road New York, and the Make the Road Action Fund. He is a graduate of Columbia College and of the New York University School of Law. Most importantly, Andrew is the lucky husband of Adriana Villegas and the thrilled and overwhelmed father of three spectacular boys: Guillermo, Matias and Maximo Friedman-Villegas.