Alexandra Bastien

Alexandra Bastien
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Alexandra Bastien is a Program Associate at PolicyLink where she works to lift up policy solutions to wealth inequality across the nation through a lens of equity. She manages www.accesstofinancialsecurity.org–a compendium of asset-building resources, conducts research and supports the PolicyLink financial security team. You can follow Alexandra on Twitter @Xandra_Bastie.

Income Is How You Get Out of Poverty, Assets are How You Stay Out

In Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a vision for rebuilding the middle class with pathways to the middle class for lower-income families. But to manifest this vision, we need a much stronger focus on addressing the root causes of concentrated, generational poverty: financial insecurity and lack of ownership. In […]