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Adriana Spindle-Jackson


Adriana Spindle-Jackson


Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston


Rappaport Public Policy Fellow



Rappaport Public Policy Fellows spend 10 weeks each summer serving within the highest levels of state and municipal governments in the Greater Boston Area. The program includes students from graduate and professional programs at local universities.

Graduate School
Boston University School of Social Work

Undergraduate School
California State University – Monterey Bay

Ramón Soto, Director of Government Advocacy, Boston Medical Center, Rappaport Institute Advisory Board Member and former Rappaport/Boston Urban Scholar and Leila Quinn, Senior Consultant, Zelus Consulting and former Rappaport Public Policy Fellow

Office of Representative Natalie Higgins, former Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy Fellow

Representative Natalie Higgins

Description of Fellowship
Adriana worked in the office of State Representative Natalie Higgins this summer where she supported homelessness and housing legislative. This included compiling a digital housing resource packet for constituent services that will streamline how the office supports getting constituents housed.

Adriana led efforts related to homelessness legislation filed this session, which included compiling multiple briefs, memos and graphics and meeting with stakeholders and community agencies to support pushing the legislation forward.