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Calandra Davis

Calandra Davis, Senior Policy Analyst at Hope Policy Institute. Prior to joining the policy team, Calandra served as HOPE’s Financial Inclusion Officer for the Central Mississippi market where she provided financial inclusion services to the unbanked and underbanked and built partnerships to address economic mobility, the racial wealth gap, and affordable housing.

Calandra has a Masters of Public Service degree from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service where she played a leading role in the research and policy development for the Racial Disparities in the Arkansas Criminal Justice System Research Project. She obtained a dual degree in Biology and Chemistry from Alcorn State University in Lorman, MS. Calandra also works on the ground with various community organizations where her work intersects at grassroots organizing, advocacy, and policy change.


Calandra Davis

Senior Policy Analyst