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About Cassie Davis

Cassie Davis joined the Center as the State Priorities Partnership Fellow in 2018, a two-year fellowship through the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. She brings a deep expertise in qualitative and quantitative research, and a commitment to ensuring voices of underserved communities are amplified in the state policymaking process. She focuses on data-based projects to support the Center’s advocacy work, including KIDS COUNT, Census 2020 campaign, and other data-related projects for the Center’s partners. She previously worked as an anti-hunger advocate at Bread for the World and a public health intern for Texas Senator Royce West 85th Legislative session. In addition, she has served low-income communities through public health initiatives related to food access, nutrition education, and E-cigarette prevention. As a fellow, Cassie seeks to develop and communicate effective policy solutions to solve the current racial and economic inequities in Texas. Cassie received a dual-degree from University of Texas’s School of Public Health-Austin and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs for a Master of Public Health and Master of Public Affairs respectively and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin.