Donovan Hicks is the research associate for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress. Hicks’ research focuses on the intersection of racial equity, public benefits, and workforce participation. Prior to joining American Progress, Hicks served as an analyst in the Strategy and Operations division of Deloitte Federal Consulting. He also served as a policy assistant at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, where he assisted with research related to long-term health care, national subsidized employment, transportation equity, and block grants. Hicks received his Master of Philosophy in sociology from Trinity College Dublin as a Mitchell Scholar and his bachelor’s degree from Wofford College, where he was named a Truman Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Hicks is originally from South Carolina.

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6 Communities That Trump’s Latest SNAP Proposal Would Hurt MostCenter for American ProgressMarch 29, 2019
5 Ways the Trump Shutdown Is Harming Struggling Workers, Families, and CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressJanuary 17, 2019
The Earned Income Tax Credit: A Tool to Weather HardshipRealClearPolicyOctober 19, 2018