Terese Novak

2002 Public Policy Summer Fellow

May 1, 2002

Graduate Degree:Boston University School of Management
Undergraduate Degree:Smith College
Areas of Interest:Social injustice and health policies
Mentor:Ira Jackson, Consultant
Agency:Office of Intergovernmental Relations, City of Boston
Supervisor:Dina Siegel, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Relations
Project Description:Terese completed program development, research & writing of federal HHS grant for Early Learning Opportunities submitted by a collaboration of city/community early care providers. She completed a welfare/TANF research paper on Boston caseload demographics, drafting of TANF resolution and talking points for US Conference of Mayors meeting. She also created a PowerPoint presentation for group of private family funders on needs & challenges in the early care & education system in Boston. Finally, she was a grant reviewer for two city review panels: Safe Neighborhood Youth Fund & Child Care Quality Improvement Fund.