Changing the Game – Next100

Changing the Game

At Next100, we believe in the power of policy to improve people’s lives. And we believe in the power of real people, and the diversity of experiences and perspectives they bring, to make policy better. We are working to strengthen the policy leadership pipeline and pilot new approaches to support emerging policy leaders and drive policy impact.

Changing the Face and Future of Progressive Policy

Policymaking should be driven by those with the most at stake in our policy decisions. Next100 is trying to make that happen.

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Who's Working on It

Emma Vadehra Education + Early Years

Emma Vadehra was the founder and former executive director of Next100. She previously served as chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education under Secretaries Arne Duncan and John B. King, Jr. and as senior education counsel for the late senator Edward M. Kennedy. She is an education policy wonk, an advocate for progressive policy change, and a believer in the next generation.

Francisco Miguel Araiza Changing the Game

Francisco Miguel Araiza was the deputy executive director of Next100. He has spent his career leveraging research and data to advocate for more inclusive, just, and equitable public policies. His passion for public policy stems from his first-hand experience of social inequities as a low-income and undocumented youth.

Stefan Lallinger Changing the Game

Stefan Lallinger is the executive director of Next100, a think tank that is redefining how policy development is done by putting those closest to and most impacted by policy in […]

Tabitha Decker Changing the Game

Tabitha is the deputy director at Next100, a think tank and leadership development program that’s strengthening policymaking by centering the vision and expertise of those with the most at stake.

Lucy Muirhead Changing the Game

Lucy Muirhead is chief strategy officer at Next100. Lucy has been a part of Next100 since before it existed, serving on the team at The Century Foundation (TCF) that helped […]

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