CBPP Health Policy Fellow

Hillary Dong

Prior to joining GBPI, Hillary worked as an Arts Administration Intern at the New Georgia Project, where they promoted civic engagement through creative and cultural organizing. They have also worked as a Policy Campaign Trainee with the Amplify Georgia Collaborative, supporting the Local Campaign Manager in promoting reproductive justice in and around Atlanta.

Hillary is a native of Dalton, Georgia, and a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, where they earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy and History, Technology, and Society. In her personal life, Hillary enjoys cooking, live music, and hanging out with her two cats, Goose and Eden.

Recent Posts by Hillary

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State of Working Georgia: Pandemic Job Numbers Show Ongoing Progress at the Surface, but Inequities Persist Below

Key Takeaways While March 2022 marked record low unemployment in Georgia at 3.1 percent, underlying inequities persist, as ...
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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for the Georgia Department of Labor

    The governor is requesting modest spending increases to the Department of Labor (DOL) to amend to ...
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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for the Georgia Department of Corrections

    For Fiscal Year (FY) 2023, Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a $1.27 billion budget for the Georgia ...
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Unjust Revenue from an Imbalanced Criminal Legal System: How Georgia’s Fines and Fees Worsen Racial Inequity

Key Takeaways: Georgia’s poor governance of fines and fees revenue practices has allowed many economically underperforming localities to ...
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Risk without Reward: Georgia Workers Deserve Better

Key Takeaways This Labor Day offers an opportunity to recalibrate our policy approach to better protect labor in ...
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Why Scaling Back Unemployment Insurance Could Harm Recovery

Key Takeaways: Georgia is three days away from prematurely cutting pandemic unemployment insurance (UI). The changes will harm ...
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State of Working Georgia: Pandemic Job Numbers Are Improving, But Inequitably

Key Takeaways: Nearly 60 percent of Georgia’s pre-pandemic labor force have turned to the unemployment safety net at ...
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Overview: 2022 Fiscal Year Budget for the Georgia Department of Corrections

    For Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a $1.12 billion budget for the Georgia ...
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Beyond the Unemployment Rate: You Can’t Tell the Whole Truth with Half of the Data

Key Takeaways: The unemployment rate, labor force participation rate (LFPR), employment to population rate (EPOP) and underemployment rate ...
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State of Working Georgia in the COVID-19 Crisis

Nearly two and a half months into the nationwide crisis responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, recent economic data ...
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State of Working Georgia Before and During COVID-19

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle and Research Associate Ray Khalfani On March 13, ...

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