Roger A. Clay, Jr.
Roger A. Clay, Jr. is a Visiting Scholar with the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences at Stanford (IRiSS) and its Center on Poverty. He was a member of the Stanford Board of Trustees and is earned his B.A. from Stanford. His focus is on deepening the impact of the Center’s work with practitioners and policy makers. Mr. Clay is the immediate Past President of the Insight Center for Community Economic Development. Prior to joining the Insight Center, Mr. Clay was the General Counsel of the California Housing Finance Agency, and a partner with the law firm of Goldfarb and Lipman, advising housing and community economic development organizations. He later became the Vice President of the Corporation for Supportive Housing, promoting permanent housing with services for people at risk of homelessness, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute on Race and Poverty at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Clay has an M.S.W. from UCLA and J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.