Michael McCray

Michael McCray is a civil rights lawyer and a federal whistleblower. A native of Arkansas, McCray first went to Washington, D.C. with the Clinton administration and began his community development career working on the Presidential Empowerment Initiative. After that, McCray became know as a whistleblower when he reported over $40 million in government waste, fraud, and abuse. He is the chairperson of the 3-5-7 Commission, a judicial reform association dedicated to exposing judicial misconduct to ensure that American citizens receive fair hearings. McCray is the author of Race, Power and Politics – Memoirs of an ACORN Whistleblower, in which he chronicles the rise and fall of the once venerable Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). The summit will also feature speakers by Marcel Reid, ACORN whistleblower and Joyce Rothschild, whistleblower researcher