Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
Richard Gray is the director of Community Organizing and Engagement (CO&E) at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. CO&E provides strategic support to communities across the country by building strategic alliances among organizations and partners such as teachers unions, reform support organizations, civil rights organizations, and research/policy institutes. Before joining the institute, Gray was the director of national technical assistance at New York University’s Institute for Education and Social Policy. He was also the co-executive director of the National Coalition of Advocates for Students, a nationwide network of child advocacy organizations. Gray is an adjunct lecturer at Columbia Law School. He has a bachelor’s degree in history from Brown University and a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.