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Blake Hutson is a Senior Associate for health reform campaigns in the Southwest office of Consumers Union in Austin, TX. He started working with Consumers Union in 2008 as part of the organization’s “Cover America Tour,” traveling the nation for four months via RV and filming stories of real-life experiences with the health care system.
Blake has extensive experience in outreach and public education campaigns. Before coming to Consumers Union, Blake lived and worked in the South American country of Guyana. As a volunteer, he assisted local groups in community mobilization and organizational development.
His current work at Consumers Union focuses on building issue campaigns around topics such as insurance rate review and coverage expansion. Blake has a bachelor’s in marketing from the University of Texas and a master’s in political science and public policy from Texas State University.