About the Author: Tony Phillips
Tony Phillips has worked as a grant writer for most of the last 15 years, supporting nonprofit organizations in San Diego through the development of affordable housing and human service programs in partnership with private foundations and government agencies. He is a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post and has written opinion editorial for a number of online and print publications. He spent 2008 and 2009 teaching English and Contemporary Western Culture in China and has spent time at teaching posts in Mexico, where he still spends much of his free time. Tony's interests include national politics and public policy, international relations and strategies for combating extreme poverty both in the U.S. and overseas.