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
A Perfect StormCenter for American ProgressAugust 1, 2019
5 Ways the Trump Shutdown Is Harming Struggling Workers, Families, and CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressJanuary 17, 2019
Lack of Housing and Mental Health Disabilities Exacerbate One AnotherCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2018
How Medicaid Cuts Could Threaten Public School Students and Teachers in Every StateCenter for American ProgressAugust 14, 2018
Trump’s Immigration Plan Imposes Radical New Income and Health TestsCenter for American ProgressJuly 19, 2018
The Latest HUD Proposal Would Exacerbate the Housing Insecurity CrisisCenter for American ProgressJune 4, 2018
Fact Sheets: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Harms Nearly Every Community Across the CountryCenter for American ProgressFebruary 16, 2018
Trump’s Budget Reveals that He Wants Everyday Americans to Pay for His Tax Cuts for the WealthyCenter for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2018