Rachel Black

Senior Policy Analyst, Asset Building Program
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Rachel Black is a senior policy analyst in the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation. There, she provides research, analysis, and public commentary on federal policies to increase savings among low-and moderate-income households. Her specific areas of focus include reform of asset limits in public assistance programs, federal spending in support of asset building objectives, and initiatives to increase savings at tax-time.
 
Previously, Ms. Black led legislative advocacy around a broad set of federal anti-poverty policies at the national grassroots organization Bread for the World, including its 2010 campaign to protect and enhance tax policies serving low-income working families. Ms. Black holds a B.S. in History, Technology, and Society from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Publications

Policy Paper | Jun 18, 2014 |
Policy Paper | Mar 19, 2014 |
Policy Paper | Feb 25, 2014 |
Article | Jan 9, 2014 | The Weekly Wonk
Podcast | Dec 16, 2013 |
Article | Dec 10, 2013 | Zócalo Public Square
Article | Nov 4, 2013 | Time
Transcript or Resource | Sep 24, 2013 |

Events

Event | Jun 5, 2014 | Washington
Event | Mar 11, 2014 | Washington
Event | Jan 28, 2014 | Washington
Event | Jul 15, 2013 | Washington
Event | Nov 22, 2011 | Washington

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