Larry Tramutola is recognized as one of the country’s top political strategists. Larry is an expert on grassroots organizing, political strategy, and is regarded as the country’s top expert on passing difficult tax measures. Larry is an advisor to mayors and elected officials of all levels and his list of clients includes school districts, community colleges, hospitals, healthcare organizations, cities, counties, and transit agencies.
Larry is the author of Sidewalk Strategies – A practical guide for candidates, causes and communities, which has been described as a “must-read” for anyone involved in organizing or political campaigns. His second book, Now What? A practical guide for newly elected officials was released in March 2013.
He frequently serves as a facilitator at conferences for the California School Boards Association, the Association of California Healthcare Districts, California Special Districts Association, California Library Association and the League of California Cities. Larry graduated with distinction from Stanford University and worked for eleven years as an organizer with Cesar Chavez and the UFW.
He directed the Field Operations in California in two Presidential elections and was chosen to help train community leaders in South Africa in electoral organizing prior to that country’s first free elections.