Senior Economic Justice Policy Analyst

Ife Finch Floyd

Ife Finch Floyd (she/her) is a GBPI Senior Economic Justice Policy Analyst, leading the organization’s ongoing proactive safety net work and economic justice agenda.

Prior to coming to GBPI, Ife was the Director of TANF Research and Analysis with the Family Income Support Division at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. During her decade at the Center, she provided technical assistance to state partners, expanded engagement with TANF advocates, conducted analysis of TANF data and policy, centered up racial inequities and the historical racism within the nation’s cash assistance programs, built new partnerships with groups representing people with very low incomes, and moved forward equity conversations within the organization.

Ife holds a bachelor’s in sociology from Northwestern University and a Master of Public Policy from Georgia State University.

Recent Posts by Ife

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Ending P-SNAP Harms Georgians

Amid the high cost of food and a baby formula shortage pushing up prices for a critical source …

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GBPI submits public comments to narrow and clarify the public charge rule

Crystal Muñoz, Immigration Policy Analyst, also contributed to the comments. The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) believes …

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Temporary Exemptions from SNAP’s Three-Month Time Limit Supports Food Security

Georgians recognize that when an individual cannot find a job or when the state experiences economic hardship, supports …

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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

    In his Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget, Gov. Kemp proposed $461 million for the Department of …

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Fact Sheet: Georgia’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Family’s Benefit Has Not Increased in More Than 30 Years and Fails to Meet the Growing Cost of Basic Needs

      Georgia’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Family’s (TANF) benefit has not increased in more than 30 …

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Overview: Georgia’s 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for Human Services

    Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed $903 million Department of Human Services (DHS) budget for the 2023 fiscal …

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Important Facts for Claiming the Expanded Child Tax Credit

What is the Child Tax Credit? The federal Child Tax Credit (CTC) helps families with the cost of …

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Georgia Can Afford to Begin to Modernize TANF and Move Past Its Racist Legacy

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the cash assistance program to families with children and with very low …

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Advancing Equity: Ensuring Immigrant Families Can Access the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Key takeaways: The Child Tax Credit has the power to significantly reduce the racial and ethnic disparities in …

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It’s Not Too Late: Georgia Families Can Still Get Their Checks

Note: This piece has been updated to reflect an extended deadline to use Code for America’s IRS-approved portal. …

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