Peter Ruark

 

Peter Ruark

Peter Ruark currently serves as Senior Policy Analyst at the League, specializing in wage and workplace issues, adult education, college financial aid and public assistance. He is active in national groups including the Working Poor Families Project and the Economic Analysis Research Network, and served on the board of the Michigan chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

Prior to joining the League in 2001, Peter directed an after-school tutoring program for at-risk children in Grand Rapids, taught English at the university and high school levels in China, and worked in the mental health field. Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and psychology from Calvin College and a Master of Social Work with a concentration in policy, planning and administration from Western Michigan University.

Contact: pruark@mlpp.org