Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Mobility

Alex Camardelle

Alex Camardelle is a senior policy analyst at GBPI, where he produces research that shows ways to reduce poverty, improve social services and provide support for Georgia’s workforce.

Prior to joining GBPI in 2018, he worked for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, where he was responsible for strengthening economic opportunity through research, grantmaking and partnerships. The Georgia Center for Nonprofits recognized Alex as one of its 2017 “30 Under 30,” a distinction for emerging leaders who are a positive influence in Georgia’s nonprofit community.

Alex graduated from the University of Alabama. He also holds a master’s in Policy Analysis & Evaluation from Georgia State University, where he is now pursuing a doctorate in policy studies.

Recent Posts by Alex

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Child Care Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle Key Takeaways Georgia’s child care system is fiscally …

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COVID-19 Update: State and Federal Unemployment Insurance Changes in Georgia

Unemployment insurance (UI) provides compensation to workers recently laid off due to no fault of their own. Georgia …

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It is Time to Bolster Georgia’s Unemployment Insurance System

As of March 26, 2020, the Department of Labor has extended the Unemployment Insurance benefits duration to 26 …

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Telling the Unvarnished Truth About Georgia

As we close out Black History Month, I reflect on our commitment this month and every month to …

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Jumpstart Economic Opportunity with a Clean Slate

By: Stephanie Angel, Policy Fellow and Alex Camardelle, Senior Policy Analyst Introduction Tens of thousands of Georgia citizens …

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Overview: Georgia’s 2021 Fiscal Year Budget for Human Services

Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed $800 million Department of Human Services budget for the 2021 fiscal year includes cuts …

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Repeal Georgia’s Cap on Kids

In order for every child to thrive, they must grow up in a healthy and financially stable home. …

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Four Ways to Strengthen Georgia’s State Workforce Plan

Georgia’s public workforce system is intended to create pathways to economic opportunity for people facing high barriers to …

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Jobs Day in Georgia: Wages Headed Nowhere Fast

Today is State Jobs Day, the time of the month when the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases new insights …

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A Two-Generation Approach: Solutions to Support Student Parents and Their Children

written by Alex Camardelle, Senior Policy Analyst and Jennifer Lee, Policy Analyst Overview A parent’s educational level can …

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New SNAP Proposal Would Exacerbate the Cliff Effect and Hunger for Kids

In July 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed yet another rule that puts the health …

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Women-Powered Prosperity

This report outlines the economic status of women, the pervasiveness of gender bias in Georgia’s public policies and evidence-based solutions lawmakers can implement to eliminate structural roadblocks to economic opportunity for women.

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