Peter Murray, Segal Fellow

Peter Murray

2002 AmeriCorps Alums Segal Fellow

Peter Murray is the founder of the Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL), the nation’s largest progressive political training institute. Since 2003, CPL has provided comprehensive training, coaching, and mentorship to over 6,000 progressive political and policy leaders across the country. Prior to founding CPL, Peter was the President and Founder of the Empowerment Group, Philadelphia’s largest minority and bilingual entrepreneurship training organization. Peter was also Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of the I Do Foundation, a national social justice foundation, and CEO of Image Contractors, a community-based construction company in Philadelphia. For his leadership in the nonprofit sector, he received the Eli J. Segal Entrepreneurship Award in 2002 and the Eugene Lang Community Service Award in 1999, and was selected for Fast Company Magazine’s 2002 “Fast 50,” which honors 50 leaders from around the world who are reshaping their sectors.