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Expertise: Social determinants of health, poverty, mobility, health disparities

Rejane Frederick is an associate director for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at American Progress. Previously, she was a research associate in the health policy and management department at George Washington University (GWU). Prior to joining GWU, Frederick served as an assistant program manager at CommonHealth ACTION and the Institute for Public Health Innovation, where she provided programmatic leadership, support, and subject matter expertise, including facilitation and technical assistance to local governments, public and private health coalitions, community-based organizations, and grassroots coalitions. Frederick also worked at the National Urban League’s Washington, D.C., bureau and began her career in the U.S. Senate in the office of Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) as a legislative staffer, focusing on the areas of health, civil rights, criminal justice, and social policy.

Frederick is a graduate of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Juniata College, where she completed a master’s of public health in health equity, systems thinking/modeling, and social epidemiology, and a bachelor’s in public health and comparative politics.

By Rejane Frederick
Kicking Folks Out While They’re DownCenter for American ProgressJuly 27, 2020
Promise and Opportunity DeferredCenter for American ProgressFebruary 20, 2020
Building Progressive InfrastructureCenter for American ProgressJanuary 31, 2019
5 Ways the Trump Shutdown Is Harming Struggling Workers, Families, and CommunitiesCenter for American ProgressJanuary 17, 2019
How Amazon, the NFL, and Trump get rich off a tax break that’s supposed to help poor peopleMarketWatchNovember 15, 2018
Serving the Hardest HitCenter for American ProgressSeptember 24, 2018
The Latest HUD Proposal Would Exacerbate the Housing Insecurity CrisisCenter for American ProgressJune 4, 2018
The Environment That Racism BuiltCenter for American ProgressMay 10, 2018
Echoes of Katrina: Post-Hurricane Maria Public Health Threats and TraumaCenter for American ProgressMarch 20, 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
6 Things to Watch for in Trump’s Infrastructure ScamCenter for American ProgressFebruary 9, 2018
Home Is Where the Health IsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 24, 2018
A Shithole Place Called RacismCenter for American ProgressJanuary 18, 2018
Water as a Human Right: How Philadelphia Is Preventing Shut-Offs and Ensuring AffordabilityCenter for American ProgressNovember 8, 2017
5 Ways President Trump and Congressional Republicans Are Betraying VeteransCenter for American ProgressSeptember 26, 2017
The Racial Wealth Gap: An Old and Enduring LegacyRealClearPolicySeptember 25, 2017
Keeping Our Promise to America’s Vets by Saving MedicaidCenter for American ProgressJuly 25, 2017
The Impact of the Senate Health Care Bill on Veterans: State-by-State BreakdownCenter for American ProgressJune 27, 2017
The Impact of the AHCA on Veterans: State-by-State BreakdownCenter for American ProgressJune 22, 2017
3 Communities that Would Be Devastated by Trump’s Threats Against Sanctuary CitiesCenter for American ProgressApril 25, 2017
10 Ways President Trump’s Agenda Will Harm His Supporters in Rural and Small-Town AmericaCenter for American ProgressMarch 16, 2017
Three Ways to Ensure That an Infrastructure Plan Benefits Workers, Not Wall StreetCenter for American ProgressDecember 6, 2016