Caroline Ross png


Director, Policy Innovation



Caroline Ross works collaboratively with government and nonprofit partners to advance evidence-based practice and policymaking at the local, state, and national levels through tailored technical assistance. She is passionate about building local capacity and supporting jurisdictions in their efforts to create stronger communities. 

Prior to joining the Center, Caroline was a research associate at the Urban Institute Justice Policy Center. While at Urban, Caroline authored research and evaluation reports and presented nationally on the justice system, health, education, arts and culture, and community development. 

Caroline holds a BA and an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy from New York University and is a proud alumna of AmeriCorps.