Gina Azito Thompson is a Research Associate with the Family Income Support team. Previously, she was an intern with the Michigan League for Public Policy. During her tenure with the League, she worked on Michigan’s SNAP reform campaign and was a member of Michigan’s Hungry for Justice, a statewide coalition working to advance criminal justice reform and access to services. Her work primarily focuses on centering equity in policy design and implementation, and her research areas include examining the impact of policy on low-income, minority-majority communities, and administrative burdens to access.
Gina holds an MPP from Michigan State University and a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina Central University.