Poverty Forum

John Cusey

John Cusey worked for three years at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) as a Special Assistant to Assistant Secretary Wade Horn. He worked on a variety of the 65 programs at ACF designed to assist needy children and families. John also worked on Capitol Hill, where he served as the Executive Director of the Bipartisan Congressional Pro-life Caucus for five years and the Legislative Director and Press Secretary for Congressman Gary Miller for two years. Prior to working in DC, John worked for three different Members of the California State Legislature where he focused on budget issues. He is currently halfway through his first year teaching US Government at Grace Brethren High School in Simi Valley, California.


Each member of The Poverty Forum participated as an individual and not as a representative of any association. Their individual support and association with any and all proposals may not reflect the agency for which they work.


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The Poverty Forum is made up of 8 teams who came up with 25 policy proposals addressing domestic poverty. Brief summaries, complete white paper policy proposals, and a press kit can be found on our Resource page.

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