Hannah Sawyer
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State Communications Manager
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Hannah is the State Communications Manager of CBPP’s Safety Net Initiative, which supports state-based organizations working to protect and advance policies and programs that improve child well-being and promote family stability at the federal and state levels, including nutrition, child care, and income support.

Prior to joining the Center, Hannah worked at Arnold Ventures, a national philanthropy headquartered in Houston, Texas. At Arnold, she oversaw strategic communications for the organization’s Public Health, Public Finance, Higher Education, and Evidence-Based Policy initiatives. Hannah also served as a content manager for the philanthropy’s website and led the production of solution papers, policy briefs, and other materials. Previously, she worked as a journalist in Pennsylvania, where she covered municipal issues, including local government budgeting and urban redevelopment planning, and produced daily stories and long-form reports featuring multimedia elements. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in English from Gettysburg College.