Myacah Sampson

Millennial Public Policy Fellow

Myacah Sampson is a Millennial Public Policy Fellow in New America’s Family-Centered Social Policy program. Sampson is from Farmington, N.M. She holds a B.A. in public policy and ethnic studies from Brown University. She is interested in developing policy that centers the experiences of contemporary families.

All Work

MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
Dismantling the Digital Poorhouse

If not used carefully, new technology for social assistance can further disconnect the poor—undermining needs and rehashing old narratives.


Dismantling the Digital Poorhouse

If not used carefully, new technology for social assistance can further disconnect the poor—undermining needs and rehashing old narratives.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
Why We Incarcerate

If millennials are to undertake meaningful criminal justice reform, we must dare to center the communities our elders have ignored.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
History, Holidays, and Home: Re-Thinking the History of Home this Holiday Season

The importance of reacquainting not just with the things about home that make you happy, also the uncomfortable reasons why you left home.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
When Surviving is Not Enough

Seeking out the narratives of ordinary Americans currently living in poverty should not be so novel of an idea.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
Why We Want You to Slide into our DMs

While we live in a 140-character world, we know that greater engagement and deeper understanding are just a DM away.