“No one can get ahead until they meet their basic needs. Nutrition, health care, and cash assistance help low-income people get and keep jobs and prepare their children to succeed.”
Jessica Gehr is a research assistant with CLASP’s income and work supports team. She provides research support and analysis on various low-income and work support programs. Prior to joining CLASP, Ms. Gehr held internships at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Schmeeckle Research, and Nebraska Appleseed. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and business administration, as well as a minor in gender studies, from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska.