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Joi James

Joi James

Project Coordinator


Joi James is a project associate for the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute. She works closely with the center to support research and operations.

Before coming to Urban, James was a research assistant with the Syracuse Lead Study, where she assisted in data entry and conducted brief intelligence tests and social competence interviews for children and families. She also led a hunger and homelessness initiative as project leader for the New York Public Interest Research Group, earning her the Syracuse University 44 Stars of Excellence Public and Community Service Award.

James holds a BA in forensic science and psychology from Syracuse University.


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