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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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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