Robert J. Walker

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Robert J. Walker President Population Resource Center.

"Prior to joining PRC in June of 2007, Mr. Walker was a management consultant and the President of Get America Working, a nonprofit organization committed to expanding employment opportunities for American workers. He has extensive nonprofit and government experience. He formerly was the Executive Director of the Common Cause Education Fund, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to promote open, honest and accountable government. He also served for three years as President of Handgun Control, Inc. and the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, and four years as legislative director at Handgun Control, where he led the lobbying campaigns that led to the successful passage of the Brady Law and the federal assault weapons ban.

"Prior to his work for Handgun Control, Mr. Walker worked for a total of 14 years on Capitol Hill, including five years as a legislative aide to Rep. John B. Anderson and six years as Legislative Director to Rep. Mo Udall, the Chairman of the House Interior Committee. He also served for two years as Legislative Counsel for the American Association of Retired Persons.

"Mr. Walker received his B.A. in Economics from Rockford College in Illinois in 1973 and his J.D. from the University of Illinois School of Law in 1976. In 1977, he attended the University of Sydney in Australia under a Rotary graduate fellowship." [1]

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  1. About, Population Resource Center, accessed September 16, 2008.