Chantal Hinds, Lindsey Cazessus, and Emma Vadehra Appear on Off-Kilter Podcast – Next100
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Chantal Hinds, Lindsey Cazessus, and Emma Vadehra Appear on Off-Kilter Podcast

Next100 executive director Emma Vadehra and policy entrepreneurs Lindsey Cazessus and Chantal Hinds shared about Next100's model and other work.

Next100 executive director Emma Vadehra and policy entrepreneurs Lindsey Cazessus and Chantal Hinds appeared on OFF-KILTER with Rebecca Vallas to discuss Next100’s model for what recruiting, hiring, and supporting diverse talent in the policy space can look like, as well as Chantal and Lindsey’s respective work to improve educational outcomes for children in the foster system and the design of antipoverty programs and policy.

The podcast episode and show notes here and you can download the episode using your podcast application of choice.

For more from Lindsey, read her recent essay, “The Myth of the Undeserving Poor Should End with the Pandemic” and follow her on Twitter @lindseycazessus.

For more from Chantal, check out her recent article, “A Feature, Not a Bug: The Foster System’s History of Othering” and follow her on Twitter @c_hinds_.

For more from Emma, read her recent piece in the Stanford Social Innovation Review on reimagining think tanks and follow her on Twitter @emmavadehra.

About the Authors

Lindsey Cazessus Economic Opportunity

Lindsey is an advocate for economic justice and a first-generation college graduate. At Next100, Lindsey’s work focuses on the design and implementation of compassionate, effective policies to end poverty by working to expand and improve safety net benefits like the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and advance policies like universal paid leave to support all families, drawing on her experience growing up in low-income, rural Alabama.

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Chantal Hinds Education + Early Years

Chantal is an advocate for students involved in the foster system, working to ensure they have the school support they need to succeed. At Next100, Chantal’s work focuses on improving academic outcomes and narrowing the opportunity gap between students in the foster system and their peers. Chantal draws on her experience as an education attorney working directly with students and families impacted by the foster system and seeks to see schools as sources of support, encouragement, and care for this unique and vulnerable population.

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Emma Vadehra Education + Early Years

Emma Vadehra is the executive director of Next100. She previously served as chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education under Secretaries Arne Duncan and John B. King, Jr. and as senior education counsel for the late senator Edward M. Kennedy. She is an education policy wonk, an advocate for progressive policy change, and a believer in the next generation.

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