Asher Huey is a D.C.-based progressive activist and organizer. He works with various progressive organizations and coalitions to create substantive change on both local and national levels. He’s particularly active in the areas of LGBT rights, education, labor, environment and social justice. Over the years he has worked on various electoral- and issue-based campaigns. A as a side project he volunteers his time to save the D.C. food trucks as the city considers new regulations. He is currently employed by the American Federation of Teachers. Posts on
<em>The Huffington Post</em> are his own; they are not authorized by nor do they reflect his employer. He can be followed on twitter at
<a href="http://twitter.com/AsherHuey" rel="nofollow">@AsherHuey</a>.