Andrew Trueblood joins Housing Policy Initiative at the D.C. Policy Center

Andrew Trueblood joins Housing Policy Initiative at the D.C. Policy Center

Andrew Trueblood will join the D.C. Policy Center as a Senior Advisor to its Housing Policy Initiative, to direct the development of the organization’s Cash for Covenants project. Most recently, Andrew served as the Director of the DC Office of Planning (DCOP), where he prioritized agency efforts around housing and equity, and…

Now hiring: Research Assistant

Now hiring: Research Assistant

The D.C. Policy Center is looking for a self-motivated and well-organized research assistant to work in a fast-paced think tank focused on the District of Columbia. Our main research areas include the economy, education, housing, workforce, and demographics and transportation. Additionally, we work on business conditions, public safety and criminal justice, poverty and economic mobility, and racial equity.

Pandemic economic impact survey for local businesses and nonprofits

Pandemic economic impact survey for local businesses and nonprofits

At the D.C. Policy Center, we are working to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the region’s businesses and nonprofits. To date, there is not a lot of up-to-date information about D.C.-area businesses and nonprofits that local policymakers can use to respond to the quickly changing economic consequences of this…

Announcing the Wilkes Fellowship and the Wilkes Scholars program

Announcing the Wilkes Fellowship and the Wilkes Scholars program

Today the D.C. Policy Center is launching the Wilkes Fellowship and the Wilkes Scholars program, which will support original research to be conducted by a current or recent graduate student in an area of current interest and importance to the Policy Center. Established by a generous gift from The Wilkes Company, the…

Wilkes Fellowship Application Instructions

Wilkes Fellowship Application Instructions

About the Wilkes Fellowship The D.C. Policy Center is launching the Wilkes Fellowship program, which will support original research to be conducted by a current or recent graduate student in an area of current interest and importance to the Policy Center. Supported by a generous gift from The Wilkes Company, the Wilkes…

Job announcement: External Relations & Development Associate

Job announcement: External Relations & Development Associate

The D.C. Policy Center is hiring! The D.C. Policy Center is seeking an energetic and organized External Relations & Development Associate to help raise the D.C. Policy Center’s profile with local media and policy circles, and provide internal capacity for our ongoing fundraising efforts. This position will report to the Executive Director,…

Upcoming talks in April and May

Upcoming talks in April and May

D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor will be speaking at three upcoming events in April and May: April 30: Fair Housing Act at 50: The State of Fair Housing in the District (free) May 3: Taking Stock of the District’s Housing Stock – The Lunch @ DC (free) May 17: National Tax Association…