Tazra Mitchell joined the Center in 2016 as a Policy Analyst in the Family Income Support Division. Previously she worked as a State Policy Fellow and Policy Analyst with the North Carolina Budget & Tax Center, where she conducted analysis of work and income supports as well as fiscal and economic policies that enable low-income people and disadvantaged communities to thrive. In addition, she worked as a Research Assistant in the non-partisan Fiscal Research Division of the North Carolina General Assembly where she analyzed legislative proposals to determine the fiscal impact on state government resources and worked directly with legislators to develop the state budget.
Tazra holds a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University and an MPP from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University