Lalita Booth

2010 Public Policy Summer Fellow

May 1, 2010
Graduate Degree: Harvard Kennedy School/Harvard Business School
Undergraduate Degree:University of Central Florida
Areas of interest: Social Services Issues
Mentor:Tiziana Dearing, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of Boston
Agency:Department of Youth Services
Supervisor:Edward Dolan, Deputy Commissioner of Youth Services and Amy Seeherman, Project and Grants Manager
Project description:Lalita will be assisting the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services write a report on the Community System Case Study Project. She will be focusing on questions such as how and why DYS implemented the system, to what extent it has been implemented, why some parts have not been implemented, what the intended and unintended outcomes have been caused by the implementation, and what courses of action are recommended for DYS to follow.