Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program
Alan Ratliff, Segal Fellow

Alan Ratliff

2010 Heller MPP Segal Fellow

Alan Ratliff graduated from the Heller School in 2011 with an MPP focusing on poverty alleviation and children, youth, and families. Prior to starting at the Heller School, Alan worked as the LGBT Outreach Coordinator for the Ohio Democratic Party. He also completed two years of AmeriCorps service as a Massachusetts Promise Fellow. During that period, Alan served at the Asian Community Development Corporation in Boston’s Chinatown where he managed a youth leadership program that taught young people about affordable housing issues and the importance of being civically engaged. Alan holds a BA from Ohio State University in political science and Asian American studies and a Graduate Certificate in nonprofit management from Northeastern University. His policy interests focus on promoting social and economic justice for people of color and the LGBT community. Alan was National Network Manager for the Gay-Straight Alliance Network in San Francisco, he had various roles with the , and served as Partnerships Lead for the Youth Truth Survey. He is currently Associate Organizing Director for Everytown for Gun Safety in NYC.