Larry Stafford is the Deputy Director for Progressive Maryland and a current New Economy Maryland Fellow.

Larry began his career in public service at the age of 17 with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). Stafford joined ACORN against a proposal that would have closed down low-income apartment complexes in marginalized communities within Prince George’s County. After helping to defeat the proposal, Stafford has since gone on to work on numerous electoral and issue campaign throughout the country. Larry currently serves as the Deputy Director for Progressive Maryland, an advocacy organization that works towards building power for working class Marylanders. At Progressive Maryland, Larry leads the organization’s legislative efforts, organizing program, and strategic partnerships.