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Greg Kaufmann

Storytelling and Narrative Strategist

End Poverty in California (EPIC)

Greg leads End Poverty in California’s (EPIC) storytelling and narrative strategy, creating platforms for people in poverty to share their experiences, ideas, and insights so that we change the story about poverty in California. Prior to joining EPIC, he was poverty correspondent at The Nation where his column was syndicated by Bill Moyers and Melissa Harris-Perry called him “one of the most consistent voices on poverty in America.”

He has appeared on numerous national and local programs on networks including PBS, MSNBC and NPR, and his work has also been featured on CBS News, The Washington Post, USA Today and Business Insider. He was also the founder of, a senior fellow at Center for American Progress, and journalist-in-residence at the Roosevelt Institute. Most recently, he worked as narrative advisor to Stacey Abrams at the Southern Economic Advancement Project.

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