Expertise: Workforce development
Angela Hanks is the Associate Director for Workforce Development Policy on the Economic Policy team at American Progress. In this role, she advances workforce development policies through research, analysis, and campaign support, with a focus on innovative strategies to expand access to and reduce the cost of education and training that builds the skills of U.S. workers.
Prior to joining American Progress, Hanks was the senior federal policy analyst for 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 as a counsel on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, where she worked on issues such as education, labor, and various 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
|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|