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Kaitlin Jones

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Kaitlin Jones


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 College School of Social Work

Undergraduate School
Belmont University

Dan Kennedy, Northeastern University School of Journalism and Rappaport Institute Advisory Board Member

City of Boston, Office of Resilience and Racial Equity

Atyia Martin, Chief Resilience Officer

Description of Fellowship
Kaiti working for the City of Boston in the Mayor’s Office of Resilience & Racial Equity (MORRE). Working under Chief Resilience Officer Dr. S. Atyia Martin, Kaiti worked to lend key operational support and develop infrastructure for the new office. Kaiti’s served in a multifaceted role at MORRE. She oversaw planning and execution of two daylong workshops for the Boston Resilience Collaborative, where more than 100 partners internal and external to City Hall convened to develop citywide initiatives for the Boston Resilience Strategy. Additionally, she worked to develop the Research & Evaluation Collaborative, comprised of top researchers from around the city, to ground the Boston Resilience Strategy in relevant and current data and metrics. Lastly, Kaiti worked alongside HR&A Consultants and 100 Resilient Cities and played an integral role in the development of the strategic planning and vision document for the Boston Resilience Strategy.