Master in Public Policy & Master in Urban Planning
Harvard Kennedy School & Harvard Graduate School of Design
Benjamin worked in the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development on the creation of three cultural districts in the city: the Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District in the South of Market district, the Compton Transgender District in the Tenderloin, and the Castro Leather LGBTQ Cultural District in the Castro Cultural District.
Samantha interned at the Pine Street Inn in Boston where she organized a mayoral candidate forum focused on homelessness, helped with voter registration and outreach, created a dedicated revenue stream for homelessness services, and designed a needs assessment survey for Pine Street’s staff and clients.
Joseph was a fellow at Interfaith Works, where he helped to plan the expansion of an existing service center for people who are poor or experiencing homelessness and helped develop a new advocacy agenda focused on equitable economic recovery in the county.
Sietse worked with the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) to help evaluate and expand the Expanding Choice in Housing Opportunities (ECHO) pilot program, which provides technical assistance and information to individuals who receive rental housing vouchers-from BHA.
Master in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
Samuel worked at the Basics Learning Network (BLN), a Cambridge-based nonprofit focused on early childhood education, primarily on an initiative to improve early education at family-based daycare centers in Massachusetts.
Master in Public Policy and Master in Business Administration
Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School
Chichi Anyoku worked with the Real Estate Transaction Services division of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, assisting with managing, evaluating, and executing real estate development projects and transactions.
Sophie Dover worked with Chrysalis, nonprofit in Los Angeles dedicated to creating pathways to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals, to provide strategic support on community engagement as well as on political and media strategy.
Reine Rambert worked with Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, an independent public interest law and policy center in Chicago, on advancing innovative solutions to quality of life issues in the region.
Peter Drivas interned with the Office of NYC Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen. Deputy Mayor Glen's team is tasked with overseeing City policymaking and operations on areas ranging from affordability, to the built environment, to small business services and workforce development. The majority of his work focused on facets of the de Blasio administration's historic commitment to affordable housing. Peter produced memos and slide decks on topics including employer assisted housing, modular construction, neighborhood rezonings, and ferry service.
Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Graduate School of Design
Kyle Ofori worked with the Fitz Forward Revitalization team in Detroit as a liaison between the Fitzgerald community and a real estate development team leading a neighborhood revitalization project in the city. As part of his work with Century Forward, Kyle took part in a wide range of activities. The company was small which allowed the employees to share the responsibility for all aspects of the jobs, from managing properties to preparing a major project with the City of Detroit. During the fellowship, he did everything from delivering keys to a contractor to writing an article for Vice Impact. He watched and participated in discussions on a huge range of topics: financial literacy, renter displacement, public-private partnerships, and the Wonder Woman movie.