Type: School event

STPP alumni webinar with Melvin Washington (MPP '18), Vera Institute of Justice


This alumni webinar is open to all Ford School students.


Melvin Washington (MPP '18)

Date & time

Feb 24, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST


This is a Virtual Event.

Join the Science, Technology, and Public Policy program for an alumni discussion with Melvin Washington (MPP '18).

Melvin Washington II is originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He is passionate about supporting low-income communities and communities of color. At Vera, he puts this passion to practice by assisting with the Center on Sentencing and Corrections’ jail reduction efforts through research, writing reports, and providing technical assistance to local decision-makers. Before joining Vera, Melvin served as a political appointee in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Research, Education, and Economics mission area. He holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan and a BA in political science from Wake Forest University.

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