Gwen Calais-Haase is a special assistant for both Democracy and Government Reform and the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative at American Progress. Before joining American Progress, she interned in the U.S. House of Representatives for Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) and Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA). Prior to those internships, she assisted with research projects at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) that investigated the influence of U.S. political parties and Senate procedure. Calais-Haase got her start interning for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Department of Homeland Security and later his Federal Affairs office. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from UCLA.
By Gwen Calais-Haase
|Efforts by Women of Faith to Achieve Gender Equality||Center for American Progress||May 3, 2018|
|How Distorted Districts Lead to Distorted Laws in Pennsylvania||Center for American Progress||March 15, 2018|
|10 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2018||Center for American Progress||February 8, 2018|
|The Cost of Corruption: Waste and Abuse in President Trump’s Cabinet||Center for American Progress||January 16, 2018|