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Jeremie Greer, Vice President, Policy & Research

Areas of Expertise: Applied Research, Federal Policy

Jeremie Greer is Vice President of Policy & Research at CFED. In this role, Jeremie oversees CFED's Government Affairs and Applied Research teams, which are responsible for developing and executing the organization’s policy and research agendas and advocacy strategies.

Previously, Jeremie served as CFED’s Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining CFED, he was a Senior Policy Officer at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation where he led LISC policy advocacy on an array of federal issues including public housing, workforce development, asset building, green development, community service, smart growth, transportation and community safety. Jeremie also spent time at the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO), where he provided non-partisan and fact-based federal policy analysis to the United States Congress in the areas of housing, community development, workforce, education, human services and environmental protection. He began his career at the community level working in the Columbia Heights and Shaw neighborhoods in the District of Columbia where he provided capacity building and technical support to small community-based organizations to help enhance their ability to serve low- and moderate-income DC residents.

Jeremie has a Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, and a Master’s of Public Policy from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

Publications

"We Are in This Together: Bipartisan Solutions to Preserve the American Dream," in What It's Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Jan 26, 2017

President Donald Trump Won't Help the Working Class by Attacking the CFPB

Donald Trump has just been sworn in as our next president and already newly emboldened congressional Republicans are planning assaults on an agency that exists to help all consumers, regardless of party affiliation.

Jan 21, 2016

A New Tool in the Fight Against the Retirement Crisis

The Department of Labor recently released a set of proposed rules that, if adopted, would make it possible to help millions of low-wage workers build up a retirement nest egg.

Aug 28, 2015

Congress Can Improve Tax Return Accuracy—Without Hurting Low-Wage Workers

Making low-wage workers fill out more paperwork is not going to solve the problem.

Apr 15, 2015

The Federal Tax Code: Exacerbating Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap

Today officially marks the end of this year’s tax season which, depending on a person’s filing status, can either mean it’s just another day

Mar 23, 2015

Yes, Tax Programs are Just Another Kind of Federal Spending

Last week, Patricia Cohen of the New York Times published an article highlighting CFED’s recent report on tax programs, From Upside Down to Right-Side Up.

Feb 19, 2014

The Racial Wealth Gap is Growing

In a month when we celebrate the bravery and sacrifices made every day by extraordinary people to advance racial equality

Oct 24, 2013

Growing Assets: Closing the Wealth Gap Regional Convening in San Antonio, Texas

Highlights from the ABPN convening taking place now in Texas with 60 attendees representing 50 organizations across 11 states.

Sep 13, 2013

All-In Nation: Making the America that Works for All

All-in Nation is noteworthy for how it advances the conversation about asset-based strategies that create pathways for economic security.

Jul 24, 2013

Policy Alert: Tell Congress to Keep State Flexibility to Lift Asset Limits

After failing to pass a Farm Bill in early July, House Republicans last week managed to pass a pared-down Farm Bill without the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

May 21, 2013

CFED Notes: A Foot in the Door to the American Dream

Don't miss the latest edition of CFED Notes with news, reports, events and videos

May 2, 2013

Putting College Back Within Reach

As a former Pell Grant recipient, I can personally attest to the power of the Pell grant, which made my own college education possible.

Aug 30, 2012

This Could be the Start of a Beautiful Relationship…

Have you ever worked hard to persuade a policymaker to support something that would improve your community

Aug 29, 2012

“Fiscal Cliff” Diving In Congress

This headline, which appeared in The New York Times on August 22nd, should scare anyone who cares about the wealth

Aug 24, 2012

Cure Found for People Who Spontaneously Yell at their Televisions During Cable News Programs: ALC Capitol Hill Visits

While watching your favorite cable news program, have you ever spontaneously blurted out in angry frustration comments like

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