writing about economic inequality
Kalena Thomhave writes about social policy for economic justice. She is an independent journalist currently pursuing a masters in public policy in Michigan. Previously, she was a writing fellow at The American Prospect, a swamp creature policy drone, and an Emerson National Hunger Fellow.
Kalena is originally from a small town in the Deep South, where she grew up writing stories and developing a deep love of tomato mayo sandwiches. Her work has appeared in the Prospect, The Progressive, Capital & Main, Ms. Magazine, The Guardian, The Week, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, Pacific Standard, Quartz, and Newsweek.