Harvir Kaur

Harvir Kaur graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in political science in 2011. She has worked on several social justice projects, including an analysis of the barriers to low-income people’s access to dental health care services, interviews with detainees in the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC) to evaluate health care services inside the jail, and documentation of the collateral consequences of charging youth as adults. She was awarded the Abell Award in Urban Policy for her paper “State of Emergency: Providing Oral Health Care Services to Low-Income and Medicaid Populations in Baltimore City.” In 2011-2012, Harvir worked as a Bill Emerson Fellow through the Congressional Hunger Center in Jackson, MS analyzing food insecurity issues faced by senior citizens and in Washington, DC analyzing issues in addressing the racial wealth gap in the United States.

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