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Saqib Bhatti is the CoExecutive Director of the Action Center on Race and the Economy (ACRE). He works on campaigns to win racial and economic justice by taking on the financial institutions that are responsible for extracting wealth and resources fromcommunities of color and poor people in order to further enrich themselves. Coming from an immigrant Muslim family from Pakistan, Saqib’s first foray into organizing was as part of the antiwar movement at Yale University following 9/11. After college he spent 10 years working on corporate social responsibility campaigns with the Culinary Workers Union in Las Vegas and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). He was awarded a Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellowship in 2013, which he used to launch the ReFund America Project, a predecessor organization to ACRE. Saqib serves on the boards of the Midwest Academy and Political Research Associates and is a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute.