Carimah Townes

Journalist, Policy Advocate (NATIONAL)
Criminal Justice Reporter for ThinkProgress. She previously worked for the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

Links: @CarimahWheat | Link to bio | (Current as of: April 8, 2015)

She received a B.A. in political science from UCLA, where she also minored in cultural anthropology. While in school, she served as a festival planner and interned with the Office of Mayor Villaraigosa.

Before joining ThinkProgress, she worked for the National Center for Lesbian Rights and interned with the Communications and Development teams at Vital Voices Global Partnership. Carimah is originally from Amherst, Massachusetts.


News Story

How Driving While Poor Became A Crime In California

Carimah Townes
April 8, 2015
A new report shines a light on how driver's license suspensions hurt the poor.

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