Lea Hunter is a research assistant for Progress 2050 and the Criminal Justice and Executive teams at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Hunter worked in former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) office and interned for the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee. Hunter graduated summa cum laude from the University of Utah, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and interned for the Utah state commissioner of higher education and The Road Home women’s shelter. Her undergraduate thesis focused on the discourse of gender in public policy. Hunter is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah.
By Lea Hunter
|Rethinking Federal Marijuana Policy||Center for American Progress||May 1, 2018|
|Second Chance Cities: Local Efforts to Promote Re-Entry Success||Center for American Progress||April 19, 2018|
|How Cities Are Getting Smart on Second Chances||Center for American Progress||April 19, 2018|
|‘We Are Resilient’: The Power of the Black Community||Center for American Progress||December 18, 2017|
|President Trump’s Agenda Undermines His Rhetoric on Opioid Misuse||Center for American Progress||November 2, 2017|