Cara Brumfield is the U.S. Policy and Research Manager at 1,000 Days. Dedicated to the anti-poverty movement, Cara has experience working on issues such as hunger, housing, and economic mobility. Prior to joining 1,000 Days, Cara worked at the Housing Assistance Council where she conducted research and analysis in support of the organization’s mission to build affordable homes in rural communities across America.
Cara completed her Master of Public Policy degree at American University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Inequality and Identity from Lafayette College. She is an alumna of the Congressional Hunger Center’s Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, and is also a former PPIA Fellow and Posse Scholar.