Aloka Narayanan

Aloka Narayanan

Government Innovation Fellow
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Aloka Narayanan is a Government Innovation Fellow with the Criminal Justice Team at the GPL, supporting jurisdictions piloting teams of unarmed trained professionals to address community needs including, but not limited to, mental and behavioral health through 9-1-1. Previously, she was embedded with the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, where she implemented a service coordination model that connects child welfare-involved families with services more quickly that are better suited to their needs. Before working with the GPL, she built frameworks to assess the impact of early childhood and youth development programs on economic outcomes in the cities of Detroit and San Francisco. Aloka holds a BA in Applied Mathematics and a Minor in Global Poverty and Practice from UC Berkeley and a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in Social Policy and certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the University of Michigan.