Black Lives Matter. Now and always, we stand with those impacted by racial injustice and discrimination. We also stand with those exercising their Constitutional right to peacefully protest police brutality and the police killings of African American men and women. With the global coronavirus pandemic far from over please wear a mask and practice social distancing while exercising your legal rights.
Joel Epstein Communications Strategy advises local government, businesses, foundations and public initiatives on communications and campaign strategy, innovation, government affairs and corporate giving and philanthropy.
Joel is a New York- and Los Angeles-based communications strategist and writer focused on transportation, public space, workforce development and other critical urban issues. For Accelerator for America, he is currently writing an independent analysis of five cities' (Cincinnati, Nashville, Phoenix, Tampa and Washington, DC) approaches to passing a local transit infrastructure funding measure. Joel is also a senior advisor to LA Metro, Brooklyn Community Services and other clients and the author of How to Pass a Mega Transportation Measure - LA County's Measure M Lessons Learned.
The Measure M report for LA Metro is a playbook for cities and counties interested in LA County’s model for funding transit and related municipal infrastructure construction.
Infrastructure & Transportation.
Philanthropy & Community Investment.
Agricultural Products & CPG.
Education & Healthcare.
Core competencies: Writing, partnership development, issues advocacy, law and policy, crisis communications, PR, social media, government and community relations.
Joel's work has been cited in The New York Times, CityLab, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times , The Oregonian and Curbed.