Chris Caruso

Operations Director

Chris Caruso, Ph.D. is a popular educator, community organizer, and educational technologist.  He has been active in the movement to end poverty, led by the poor for over 30 years.

Brought into social consciousness by homeless families taking over abandoned homes, he first got involved with the National Union of the Homeless in 1989. Chris has lead popular education workshops for social movement organizations on five continents. He has been recognized as a pioneer in the grassroots use of the Internet and has trained dozens of grassroots organizations across the globe in the strategic use of new media.

Chris received his Ph.D. under Professor David Harvey at the CUNY Graduate Center. A first-generation college student, Chris received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania.