Finch joined the Center in June 2011 as a Research Associate with the Family Income Support Division.
Prior to joining the Center, Finch served as an AmeriCorp VISTA with Culture Connect, Inc. and developed a cultural competency workshop series for professional workplaces in the Atlanta area. In addition, she also worked with the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s Prosperity Campaign as a benefits screener to increase access to programs like SNAP, TANF, and Medicaid for low-income families.
Finch holds a BA in Sociology from Northwestern University and a MPP degree from Georgia State University.
- TANF Emerging from the Downturn a Weaker Safety Net
- How States Have Spent Federal and State Funds Under the TANF Block Grant
- Eliminating Social Services Block Grant Would Weaken Services for Vulnerable Children, Adults, and Disabled
- TANF Benefits Fell Further in 2011 and Are Worth Much Less Than in 1996 in Most States