I’m a student in the MS in Social Policy program here at SP2. My research interests include labor/employment policy, public transportation, financialization, and poverty alleviation. My sense of humor is as dry as my hometown of Phoenix.
Danica Richards (she/her/hers) is a first-year MSW student with research interests in inter-generational trauma, health advocacy, and chronic illnesses in communities of African descent. She graduated from Amherst College in 2014 with a BA in English/Environmental Studies. Her project for the Data for Equitable Justice Lab (DEJL) aims to explore the relationship between poverty and chronic illness in the African-American community.
I am studying the ways in which people who have formerly experienced homelessness and addiction navigate community resources and support systems in an effort to attain stable housing and recovery.
Blanca is a joint MSW/MSSP student Interested in the following topics: immigration (undocumented rights, chain migration); reproductive justice; also interested in doing research on the social impact of the hurricane on Puerto Rico: looking specifically at climate refugees/evacuees – housing situations, what the transition has looked like for them.
I am a current student in the MS in Social Policy and Data Analytics program within SP2. My research interests include LGBTQ+, Health Inequities, Homelessness, Poverty Alleviation, and Domestic Violence. When not geeking out over data visualizations, I can be found going on long runs or hikes with my rescue dog.
I am an MSSP student. My research interests include child welfare policy and poverty reduction. I am working on a project regarding early childhood development among Asian Americans.