Bailey Childers

Executive Director of the National Public Pension Coalition

Bailey Childers is the Executive Director of the National Public Pension Coalition, where she leads national and state efforts to protect the retirement security of public employees and advance retirement security for working Americans. Childers joined NPPC from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. At CBPP she managed efforts to prevent states from giving ill-advised tax breaks to the wealthy and profitable corporations instead of investing in schools and communities. Childers managed national and state campaigns for AFSCME for four years, including a victorious campaign to protect Ohio’s public workers from a Walker-style attack on collective bargaining rights. Through her roles at AFSCME and on various Democratic political campaigns, Childers hired and mentored dozens of new leaders, elevating the voices and work of women and people of color in the labor movement. Childers graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College. She is a native of Longview, Texas