Paul Tepper has devoted his professional career to social and economic justice for poor and low-income people. He has served as the President and Executive Director of Western Center on Law & Poverty, the Executive Director of the Weingart Center Association’s Development Corporation, and the Executive Director of Westside Legal Services. He began his career as a Community Organizer with the Alliance for Survival. Paul was also the founder of the Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty, a research and policy organization that connected the academic community with community-based organizations, the public sector, philanthropic organizations, the business community and the media. He is a graduate of the Washington University School of Law and Claremont McKenna College.
He is honored to be helping the Electronic Frontier Foundation address how privacy rights are addressed in the digital sphere, particularly focusing on surveillance technology with EFF’s amazing Atlas of Surveillance team.