Richard Kirsch

Director of Our Story - The Hub for American Narratives and author of Fighting for Our Health: The Epic Battle to Make Health Care a Right in the United States

Richard Kirsch the Director of Our Story – The Hub for American Narratives, which works with progressives on how to tell a powerful, value-based story about our core beliefs. Mr. Kirsch was the National Campaign Manager of Health Care for America Now from the Campaign’s founding to its successful conclusion in April 2010. As HCAN’s chief spokesperson, Mr. Kirsch appeared on PBS’s The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, CNN, ABC’s World News Tonight and Good Morning America, Fox, CSPAN, and the Colbert Report and was frequently quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. Mr. Kirsch was a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and served for 23 years as Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York. He is a member of the Board of Directors of People's Action and Every Voice.