Indiana Community Action Poverty Institute Staff

Indiana Community Action Poverty Institute staff members are available to speak on a wide variety of public policy issues affecting Indiana’s working families. Please contact any of the staff members to request more information on the Institute's work or to ask them to speak at your school, church, or community meeting.


Erin Macey, PH.D 

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Role and Responsibilities

Guide and support the Institute's research and public policy agenda to ensure that all Hoosier families can achieve and maintain financial well-being.

Curriculum Vitae

Ashley Phillips

Community Needs Analyst
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Role and Responsibilities

Lead research related to community needs & evidence-based policy and programmatic solutions


Senior Policy Analyst

Policy Areas

  • Consumer Protections 
  • Tax Policy
  • Budget
  • Housing                                                                                                                             

Miranda Bishop 

Research and Communications Associate
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