Policy and Outreach Coordination Specialist and Assistant Director of the Economic Mobility ProjectCommunity Development and Policy Studies
Taylor Griffin is the Assistant Director of the Economic Mobility Project. Taylor previously served as a research analyst in the community development and policy studies division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In this role, she conducted research and community outreach to improve economic outcomes and build a more equitable future for low- and moderate-income people and places. As a data storyteller, she explores a range of community development topics, including municipal finance, educational outcomes, discrimination and inequality in labor and credit markets, and the racial wealth gap.
Prior to joining the Chicago Fed in 2020, Griffin served as a Teach for America corps member and an education policy fellow with the United States House Committee on Education and Labor. She received a bachelor's in international politics from Georgetown University Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service and a master's in public policy from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.