Elizabeth Parisian

Policy Director, Stand Up! Chicago

Elizabeth Parisian is Policy Director for <a href="" target="_hplink">Stand Up! Chicago</a>, a coalition of community organizations and labor unions working together for economic justice. She authored <em><a href="" target="_hplink">Investing in Chicago Communities: A Jobs Fund for a Future That Works</a></em>, a proposal to create 40,000 new jobs in the city by generating $1.4 billion in annual revenue through a $.25 per fee on speculative trades on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Elizabeth has written for the <em><a href=",0,1722232.story" target="_hplink">Chicago Tribune</a></em> and has appeared on Chicago Tonight on WTTW, <em><a href="" target="_hplink">The Salim Muwakkil Show</a></em> on WVON, <em><a href="" target="_hplink">Live from the Heartland</a></em> on WLUW, and other programs.