Ann Pratt is the Director of Organizing Connecticut Citizen Action Group.
Ann brings thirty years of community organizing experience to Progressive States Network, including ten years of building and directing a diverse range of community organizations including neighborhood organizations, large social service agency, labor unions, regional faith-based organizing initiatives and statewide parent and child advocacy organization. Most recently, Ann directed the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, a statewide advocacy organization committed to improving outcomes for young children. She has worked extensively on advancing progressive policies in Connecticut, including the nationally recognized “Sustinet” health care legislation, and recently spearheaded an initiative calling for the creation of a Department of Early Education that would serve children from birth to five years of age.
Ann’s extensive history of organizing includes working with the Greater Hartford Interfaith Coalition for Equity and Justice, a regional faith-based organization; serving as the Executive Director of Hartford Areas Rally Together (HART), a 25 year-old community organization working to improve the quality of life for Hartford residents; spearheading a faith-based initiative supporting the organizing activities of the CT State Council, SEIU; and serving as a national trainer for Building One America, an organization committed to addressing social inclusion, environmental sustainability and economic growth.
Ann graduated from Oberlin College in 1991 with a BA in Political Science. She is married and is the proud mother of a 19-year-old son.