Sara Kimberlin

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Senior Policy Analyst
California Budget Center
Sara Kimberlin joined the Budget Center in January 2017, bringing with her more than 15 years of experience in California in the fields of policy analysis, social science research, human services, and housing. Sara came to the Budget Center from the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, where she continues to be an Affiliate. At the Center on Poverty and Inequality, she conducted research and analysis of poverty trends, safety-net programs, and policy proposals intended to improve outcomes for low-income families and individuals. Sara has also worked as a research fellow for the John Burton Foundation, focusing on child welfare policy; as development director for Shelter Network (now LifeMoves), a homeless services nonprofit; and as an independent consultant to nonprofits, foundations, and cross-sector partnerships, specializing in workforce development, housing, and safety-net supports. She holds a Ph.D. and master’s degree in social welfare from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.

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