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Sarah Baron

State Advocacy Coordinator

Sarah is the State Advocacy Coordinator for American Progress. Prior to this, she was the field associate for the Half in Ten campaign and Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress, where she worked to reduce poverty by engaging grassroots partners and advocates across the country. She also managed Our American Story, the campaign’s storyteller action network of low-income people and service providers who share their personal stories about the importance and efficacy of public assistance and progressive policies. Prior to joining American Progress, Sarah worked in central Virginia as a field organizer with Organizing for America.

Sarah graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2012 with a B.A. in political science and a minor in disability studies. During her time at UCLA, she worked for the public policy office of The Arc in Washington, D.C., where she conducted research and advocated for social safety net issues pertaining to the disability community.