Associate Director of Reduced Poverty and Spatial Inequality
Jessie joined the Lincoln Institute in July 2016, with a broad portfolio of urban development activities, including work on scenario planning and spatial inequality. Prior to that, she worked as a Policy Analyst at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, the Regional Planning Agency for Greater Boston, from 2007-2016. At MAPC, she was the co-author of The State of Equity in Metro Boston Indicators Report and Policy Agenda; was involved in drafting the MetroFuture regional plan; and helped lead the creation and management of Metro Boston's Sustainable Communities Consortium, formed with a grant from HUD to implement the MetroFuture plan. Jessie has a BA in political science from Simon’s Rock College and a MA in Public Policy from the Heller School at Brandeis University.