Elliott Gluck (Former Staff) Senior Director, External Relations

Elliott Gluck is the Senior Director, External Relations at First Focus Campaign for Children, where he works closely with the policy team to provide research, writing, development and advocacy support. Prior to joining First Focus Campaign for Children, Elliott taught middle school language arts and social studies in Chicago, Illinois.

Elliott graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and history. He also received a certificate in integrated marketing and communications from the Medill School of Journalism. While at Northwestern, Elliott served as an intern on the Obama for America’s Midwest Finance Team at the campaign’s headquarters in Chicago where he conducted donor research and coordinated major fundraising events. Prior to this, Elliott was a Senior Campaign Fellow for Congressman Brad Schneider, supervising student interns and staffing fundraising events for the campaign. He also interned with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Action Team where he researched Pennsylvania’s and state-competitors’ incentive packages for businesses expanding or relocating in the state. Additionally, Elliott was a Lead Political Organizer for SEIU, leading political outreach to union members regarding the 2008 elections and key policy issues.

Resources by Elliott Gluck

Stop the Block: Proposed Block Grants of School Meals Programs Put Hungry Kids at Risk

| June 9, 2016 |

With the newly marked-up Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 (H.R. 5003) recently moving through the House Education and the Workforce Committee on a

Child Nutrition Reauthorization

| January 14, 2016 |

Healthy nutrition is an essential building block of a healthy childhood, so First Focus Campaign for Children advocates based on the idea that no

ESEA Conference Letter

| September 24, 2015 |

The Campaign for Children sent this letter to House and Senate conferees on legislation reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Act. The Campaign for Children

Sonia Nazario Recognized as 2015 Champion for Children

| February 23, 2015 |

The First Focus Campaign for Children is proud to announce Sonia Nazario as a 2015 Champion for Children. In the past the Campaign has

Homeless Children and Youth Act Reintroduced

| January 29, 2015 |

1.3 million. That’s the number of homeless children and youth identified by public schools across the country last year. These students face challenges unimaginable

Homeless Children and Youth Act to Close Gaps in HUD Services

| July 25, 2014 |

According to the U.S. Department of Education, over 1.1 million children are currently experiencing homelessness across the country. These children come from a diverse range of communities, but all face difficulties including hunger, health problems, and the risk of exploitation and violence.