Philip Tegeler

Philip Tegeler is the Executive Director of Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), a civil rights policy organization based in Washington, DC.  PRRAC promotes research-based advocacy on structural inequality issues, with a specific focus on the causes and consequences of housing and school segregation.  Mr. Tegeler has written extensively on federal housing policy, including “The Future of Race Conscious Goals in National Housing Policy,” in Public Housing Transformation: Confronting the Legacy of Segregation (The Urban Institute Press).  Before coming to PRRAC, Phil worked as an attorney and legal director with the Connecticut ACLU.  Phil has also taught on the clinical faculty at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and was Legal Projects Director at the Metropolitan Action Institute in New York, a public interest urban planning organization.  He is a graduate of the Columbia Law School.