Heidi Schultheis is a senior policy analyst for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress. Before joining American Progress, Schultheis worked as an analyst for District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) in the Office of Out-of-School Time Programs, which operates the Afterschool Program. Prior to her role at DCPS, Schultheis worked in homeless services at Community of Hope in Washington, D.C., where she gained experience in housing policy, disability policy, public benefits programs, and data analysis. She also has a background in print journalism, having worked as a reporter for Los Angeles Times Community News and as a copy editor for ACCESS Magazine at the University of California, Los Angeles’ (UCLA) Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies.
Schultheis holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA, and a bachelor’s degree in American studies from Georgetown University.
By Heidi Schultheis
|5 Ways the Trump Shutdown Is Harming Struggling Workers, Families, and Communities||Center for American Progress||January 17, 2019|
|Lack of Housing and Mental Health Disabilities Exacerbate One Another||Center for American Progress||November 20, 2018|
|How Medicaid Cuts Could Threaten Public School Students and Teachers in Every State||Center for American Progress||August 14, 2018|
|Trump’s Immigration Plan Imposes Radical New Income and Health Tests||Center for American Progress||July 19, 2018|
|The Latest HUD Proposal Would Exacerbate the Housing Insecurity Crisis||Center for American Progress||June 4, 2018|
|Fact Sheets: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Harms Nearly Every Community Across the Country||Center for American Progress||February 16, 2018|
|Trump’s Budget Reveals that He Wants Everyday Americans to Pay for His Tax Cuts for the Wealthy||Center for American Progress||February 12, 2018|