Sarah Ludwig is founder and co-director of New Economy Project, based in NYC. Founded in 1995, New Economy Project seeks to build an economy rooted in racial and economic justice, cooperation, neighborhood equity, and ecological sustainability. As a longtime leader in the movement for community financial justice and neighborhood equity, Ms. Ludwig has testified at numerous public hearings, trained hundreds of community organizers and advocates, and built and led effective coalitions that address manifestations of structural racism and other systemic inequities in our economy. Ms. Ludwig serves on the board of directors of the Center for Responsible Lending, and from 2003 to 2017 taught and co-taught courses in community equity and wealth-building at NYU Wagner School, as well as several urban planning Capstone courses. Ms. Ludwig is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College, received a master’s degree in urban planning from NYU Wagner, and a law degree from NYU School of Law, where she was an Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow.