Josh Kellermann is the Senior Policy and Research Analyst of ALIGN. Since joining ALIGN in 2010, Josh has drafted several policies and reports that have had an impact on shifting city policy, and winning grassroots campaigns. He co-authored “The Walmartization of New York City,” a report highlighting the potential impact of Walmart’s expansion into NYC. This report was instrumental in stopping Walmart’s push to open its first store in East New York. He also authored “Climate Works for All: A Platform for Reducing Emissions, Protecting Our Communities, and Creating Good Jobs for New Yorkers,” which outlined a vision for a sustainable and equitable NYC. Josh was a labor organizer with Piñeros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste, Oregon’s farmworker union. He also worked at the World Resources Institute, an international environmental think-tank in Washington, DC, focusing on issues at the intersection of equity, poverty and the environment. He has an M.A. and J.D. from the University of Oregon, and is admitted to the bar in New York and Oregon. Josh has volunteered for community boards, legal services groups, and international service projects. In his other life, Josh makes hard cider and spends time outdoors with his dog.