About the Contributor: Shawn Fremstad

Shawn FremstadA senior research associate for the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Shawn Fremstad is an attorney who has written extensively on a broad range of social and fiscal policy issues. He has also worked as consultant and advisor for several national nonprofits and think tanks, including the Brookings Institution, Catholic Charities USA, Center for Community Change, Green for All, National Council of La Raza, the National Immigration Law Center, PolicyLink, and The Workforce Alliance. He was previously Deputy Director of Income Security at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and an attorney and policy specialist for legal services programs in Minnesota. He holds a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.

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