Bailey Childers joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities as a State Strategies Manager in 2013. She assists State Fiscal Analysis Initiative organizations and other nonprofit groups with their outreach and strategic work.
Childers comes to the Center’s state fiscal outreach and engagement team from AFSCME where she spent four years managing national and state field campaigns for issue, ballot measure, and electoral campaigns. Her most recent campaigns include running Get-Out-the-Vote (GOTV) for We Are Ohio and We Are Wisconsin, the campaigns to protect collective bargaining rights for public employees in Ohio and Wisconsin. Childers joined AFSCME after serving as the Outreach Director for Women’s Voices, Women Vote. Prior to this, she spent five years leading field and GOTV programs for political campaigns across the country.
Childers graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She is a native of Longview, Texas.