Bob Keefe

7 Questions with Bob Keefe

by Elizabeth Rowe (She/Her)

Bob Keefe is the executive director of E2 - a nonpartisan organization which aims to provide business perspectives on environmental issues -  and oversees their work on a national scale. Keefe primarily focuses his attention on the economic benefits of smart environmental policies; the clean energy economy; jobs and related issues.

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

The UFCW works to advocate on behalf of 1.3 million food and commercial workers to help them access better wages, better benefits, fairer schedules, and more control over their lives.

Fight for $15

What began as a walk-out by fast-food workers has turned into a global movement for a living wage. Fight for $15 unites workers and advocates to organize and press governments and corporations to raise the minimum wages paid to all employees across industries.


CarsonWatch tracks the actions of the Trump administration and the Department of Housing and Urban Development under Ben Carson to ensure that housing security is guaranteed to all Americans.

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

The SEIU is an organization of two million members united by the belief in the dignity and worth of workers and the services they provide. They work to improve the lives of workers and their families.

Main Street Alliance

The Main Street Alliance works to provide small businesses a voice on pressing public policy issues across the nation. Their advocacy promotes vibrant businesses and healthy communities, and fosters leadership development of socially responsible business leaders.

Jobs with Justice

Jobs with Justice works on the ground and online, nationally and locally, to fight for workers’ rights. They combine communications strategies, research, and policy advocacy with grassroots action and mobilization to fight for collective bargaining rights, employment security, and a better standard of living for workers.


Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. They have the goals of taking money out of politics, expanding the middle class, and promoting racial equality.

Democracy Initiative

The Democracy Initiative is a coalition of organizations launched in 2013. They are focused on limiting corporate and special interest power to ensure that every voice and vote carries equal weight.

Churches United for Fair Housing

Churches United for Fair Housing is a grassroots organization that provides social services. CUFFH organizes towards preserving and creating communities that are not exclusive and are really affordable to working families in New York City. Their member churches work to provide emergency housing for the poor, as well as for immigrants.


Joining labor and community organizations to strive for a sustainable New York, ALIGN works to build change on issues such as the economy and the environment through coalitions, public debate, strategic communications, and policy solutions.