Expertise: Workforce development
Angela Hanks is the Associate Director for Workforce Development Policy on the Economic Policy team at American Progress. Her work focuses on developing and promoting effective workforce development policies that raise the skills, wages, and employment opportunities of workers. Her work has been featured in U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and MarketWatch, among others.
Prior to American Progress, Hanks was senior federal policy analyst at the National Skills Coalition, where she worked to develop and advance federal workforce policies and assist local leaders in advocacy on these issues both in Washington and in their home districts. Hanks previously worked as a legislative assistant to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and a counsel on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, where she worked on issues such as education, labor, and government oversight matters.
Hanks holds a J.D. from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science from The George Washington University.
By Angela Hanks
|President Trump’s Budget Breaks His Promises to Workers—Again||Center for American Progress||March 17, 2017|
|Donald Trump’s Carrier Deal Is a Scam||Newsweek||December 8, 2016|
|Three Ways to Ensure That an Infrastructure Plan Benefits Workers, Not Wall Street||Center for American Progress||December 6, 2016|
|Now Is the Time to Invest in Apprenticeships||Center for American Progress||November 18, 2016|
|How to Build a Better Tech Workforce||RealClearPolicy||August 5, 2016|
|Distinguishing People From Paper Clips||Morning Consult||June 20, 2016|
|Workers or Waste?||Center for American Progress||June 8, 2016|
|Investing in Human Capital through Apprenticeship||Morning Consult||February 18, 2016|
|How States Are Expanding Apprenticeship||Center for American Progress||February 9, 2016|
|American Apprenticeship and Beyond||Center for American Progress||September 9, 2015|