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Hilary A. Doe
Hilary Doe is a nonprofit leader, committed to civic engagement and leadership development. She is currently the Director of Business Development at NationBuilder focusing on the nonprofit and foundation sectors. Prior to joining NationBuilder, Hilary served as the Senior Advisor to the President and, previously, the Vice President of Operations and Programming at the Roosevelt Institute--a leading economic think tank based in New York City. Before becoming Roosevelt's Vice President, Hilary acted as the National Director of the Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network--the nation's largest student policy and leadership development organization--and founded Roosevelt Institute | Pipeline--a progressive policy organization designed for young people in their 20s and 30s. In her role at the Roosevelt Institute, Hilary received national recognition from the White House, the Francis Perkins Center, the National Consumers League, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and others for her work designing and implementing the pioneering Think Impact model, Think 2040 program, and a national, participatory policy-making effort, theBlueprint for the Millennial America. Her work has been featured by numerous national and regional media outlets, including cable news networks, the Washington Post, the Nation, and NPR.

Prior to joining the Roosevelt Institute, Hilary worked as a Senior Analyst in the Public Policy Analysis practice area of Anderson Economic Group, and held positions with the Brookings Institution and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation. Hilary holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at Princeton University.

Entries by Hilary A. Doe

#GivingTuesday: A Guide for Nonprofits

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 11:34 AM

It's coming up. Every Dec. 2nd, families, students, businesses, and organizations around the world come together for Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back.

All signs suggest that Giving Tuesday is here to stay -- more nonprofits are participating and more people are giving. According to...

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Stop Building Lists, Start Building Relationships

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 1:14 PM

In my past life as a nonprofit executive, I too suffered from the pandemic that is "list building"--the constant drive to accumulate as many email addresses, social media "likes" and followers as possible, and the ongoing crusade to "maintain" those lists once they've accrued. We constantly talked strategy for sending...

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The Gen Y State of the Union

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2011 | 2:28 PM

Cross-posted from New Deal 2.0.

This past Sunday would have been Franklin D. Roosevelt's 129th birthday. During this jobless recovery, we should remember that, beyond simply being the 32nd President of the United States, FDR was a fearless leader who redefined the role of government during our country's...

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SOTU Advice from Millennials: Invest in Our Future!

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2011 | 11:06 AM

Those with the biggest stake in what the President says tonight are the young people who will inherit his decisions. The Roosevelt Institute Campus Network shares hopes for what path our country can and should take. This post originally appeared on New Deal 2.0.

From Ross...

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Alan Simpson Doesn't Know What His Grandchildren Are Talking About

(1) Comments | Posted December 7, 2010 | 11:41 AM

By: Zachary Kolodin, Roosevelt Campus Network

As President Obama's Fiscal Responsibility Commission releases its recommendations, we'll continue to hear how the plan stands up for young people -- people like Alan Simpson's grandchildren: "Erskine and I are in this one for our grandchildren," said Simpson.

I'm 26. Like my fellow...

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All or Nothing: Youth Turnout Year-Round or Maybe Not at All

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2010 | 9:02 AM

Interested in Millennial voters this election? Google "Millennials," and you're going to see some basic facts: turnout this year was not up. Actually, it was average for a midterm election. Other facts? Young people comprise the one age group to resist the swing to the conservative side. Sixty percent of...

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Millennials Tackle 21st Century Challenges With a Blueprint for America's Future

(3) Comments | Posted November 30, 2010 | 1:23 PM

What do the reports from the President's Fiscal Commission, and all the competing budget plans teach us? Americans are searching for answers to questions about our economic future. The recession, heightened economic insecurity, and a changing world keep us asking, "What will the period of American economic growth look like?"...

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Women's Rights Worth the Work

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2010 | 11:18 AM

Written by: Monika Johnson, Roosevelt member from Michigan State University
Originally posted on 11/21/10 7:45pm

In what could have been a landmark move toward gender equality in the workplace, the Paycheck Fairness Act reached the U.S. Senate last Wednesday.

It held the fate of 72...

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A New Marshall Plan for a New Generation

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2010 | 4:45 PM

Written by Rocky Cole, Policy Strategist for Defense and Diplomacy, Roosevelt Campus Network

For nearly two decades, the United States has lacked a continuing grand strategy -- an overarching vision of what America's diplomatic and military efforts should seek to achieve -- to guide our international relations. President Bill Clinton,...

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Deficit Hawks Vote "No" on the American Dream

(17) Comments | Posted June 24, 2010 | 3:00 PM

Latest news from the Senate: In the face of our current recession, Republicans have decided to firmly oppose pursuit of the American dream.

With a vote on the horizon, the sun seems to be setting on Democratic hopes for a Jobs Bill. By opposing this bill, Republicans...

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On Social Security's 75th Anniversary, Millennials Think 2040 for 75 More

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2010 | 4:24 PM

Millennials have the potential to dramatically reframe the Social Security conversation. There is a misconception that this largest-ever generation of Americans does not care about Social Security and the outcome of potential reforms. Despite the fact that the Social Security debate revolves around the alleged burden that the...

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The Millennial Commission

(2) Comments | Posted January 13, 2010 | 3:32 PM

If you believe the stereotype that Millennials, members of the generation born between 1978 and 2000, are indifferent to issues of social insurance -- Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, etc. -- Congress's recent conversations should change your mind. Even if you imagined that young people across the country were not personally...

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