Zach Polett is President of Progressive Future Network and has over 40 years of experience as a community, labor and political organizer. In his current role, he works with Accelerate Change (and PushBlack and Pulso, just two of the groups that Accelerate Change has incubated), Progress Florida and Fair Share. Zach also oversees the network’s Calling for Progress program, which has organized grassroots action and support for such efforts as DC Vote, the Giffords campaign against gun violence, and the Black Male Voter Project. Zach spent most of his career organizing with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), during which time he founded Louisiana ACORN in 1976 and also served as the Director of Political Operations and Executive Director of Project Vote. He is a graduate of Harvard University. Zach has lived in Little Rock for more than three decades in what is probably the only Cajun-Korean-Jewish household in Arkansas.