Better Taxes for a Better America focuses on broad-based tax reform, better aligning existing funders, bringing in new funders, and delivering more resources to the field in a smart and effective way.

Our Mission

To help build a well-resourced and diverse ecosystem of effective and resilient organizations working for better taxes at the state and federal levels.

Our Vision

A dramatically improved tax code that reshapes the economy to prioritize everyday people, is racially just, and provides ample resources for our future.

Staff and Governance

We have a full-time Executive Director and Leadership Council for Better Taxes for a Better America, which is comprised of leaders from supporting organizations. The Leadership Council is responsible for overseeing strategic and funding decisions of the funder table. 

Sarah Pray, Executive Director of Better Taxes for a Better America, is an advocate, leader, and strategist dedicated to economic justice. Sarah’s career has focused on advocacy in the Washington D.C. policymaker community on a diverse range of issues, including corporate accountability, democracy, human rights, rule of law, and corruption. Sarah’s most recent role was the Managing Director of Policy for Americans for Financial Reform. Sarah has also worked for the Open Society Foundation’s Economic Justice Program. She has also worked at George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, Publish What You Pay United States, and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights. 

Sarah is the Chair of the Board of Directors of EG Justice, a human rights organization focusing on Equatorial Guinea, and also serves on the Board of Directors of Global Financial Integrity, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, and the Fund for Constitutional Government. She received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.


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