Josh Block is CLF’s Press Secretary & Director of Legislative Strategy. In this role, he oversees the organization’s external communications and media outreach, maintains relationships with regional and national news outlets, and develops strategies to promote CLF’s positions and accomplishments. He is also responsible for maximizing CLF’s political influence and helping shape legislation at all levels of government.
Prior to joining CLF, Josh worked in press and communications on five political campaigns, including U.S. Rep. David Cicilline and mayoral candidate Brett Smiley. He also served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and spent time in Edinburgh doing press and speechwriting work for the Scottish Parliament.
Josh has a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from Brown University and a master’s degree in politics and communication from the London School of Economics.