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Araceli Gutierrez

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Araceli Gutierrez


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
Harvard School of Public Health

Undergraduate School
San Francisco State University

Dahianna Lopez, Harvard School of Public Health and Former Rappaport Policy Fellow

Office of Rep. Jeff Sanchez

Rep. Jeff Sanchez, House Chair, Joint Committee for Public

Description of Fellowship
Araceli worked in the Office of Rep. Jeff Sanchez (D- Boston) who is the House Chair of the Joint Committee for Public Health. Her main project examined how the implementation of provisions in Massachusetts’ payment reform, including global payments and market impact reviews, could complement the Affordable Care Act’s community benefits provisions. During her summer she worked on a large survey of residents of the Bromley-Heath housing project and ran a number of community meetings.