"As the son of immigrants, I’m grateful my parents were able to overcome obstacles to economic mobility—providing my brother and me a life that they could only dream of. However, structural and systemic barriers block those opportunities for low-income communities and communities of color. We can and must do better."
Duy Pham is a senior policy analyst focused on CLASP’s justice portfolio and sits on the youth team. He works across the organization to drive CLASP’s strategy around intersectional economic justice and criminal justice reform. His core areas of work include a focus on racial equity, adult and postsecondary education, workforce development, and reentry and reintegration pathways.Duy was previously a research assistant with CLASP’s Postsecondary and Workforce Development team. Prior to joining CLASP, Duy was a public interest fellow at the Bell Policy Center in Denver, Colorado. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international political economy from Colorado College and a master’s degree in public policy from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.