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David C. Blount

Senior Policy Analyst

He, Him, His


Support efforts to design and advocate for anti-racist policy, develop community-based programs, and reform public systems in support of equitable outcomes for children of color and their families

I do this work because

I believe every child should grow up in livable, sustainable, and equitable communities in support of reaching their full potential.

Professionally, I am most proud of

Empowering communities in designing, implementing, and seeing the results of community-driven program and policy solutions.

Work History

  • Research Analyst, Urban Institute
  • Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow, Congressional Hunger Center
  • City Year Chicago, Corps member

Education and Awards

  • MSW, Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis
  • BA in Sociology & International Studies, Loyola University Chicago

When the day is done

I love to cook and share meal with loved ones.