Lee D. Evans
Policy Assistant
Research to Action Lab

Lee D. Evans is a policy assistant in the Research to Action Lab at the Urban Institute, where he provides administrative and technical assistance for several cross-sector projects.

Before joining Urban, Lee worked as an analyst for Mindset Global, an education start-up, and interned at the Children’s Defense Fund in the child poverty department. He is passionate about equipping legislators with the tools they need to implement robust and effective programs, particularly programs that lift people out of poverty and ensure children are able to live happy, healthy, and safe lives.

Lee attended Duke University and holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy with a certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Research Areas
Families
Social safety net
Children and youth
Tags
Poverty