Bailey Perkins is a 26 year old native of Lawton, Oklahoma. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and history as a Clara Luper Full Tuition Scholar from Oklahoma City University and later earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma. Bailey is currently the Outreach and Legislation Liaison for the Oklahoma Policy Institute where she represents the organization at the State Capitol during the legislative session and works closely with advocacy groups and coalitions in the Oklahoma City area to help advance OK Policy’s agenda for broad-based prosperity.
Prior to her work at OK Policy, she spent two years as a state policy fellow through the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Through this fellowship, she worked for Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families where she researched, analyzed, and advocated for education and fiscal policies that help low and moderate income families in Arkansas. Bailey is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.