Research Associate, UCLA
April Nunn is a Research Associate with the California Policy Lab at UCLA. Prior to joining CPL, April worked as a Program Manager at the Downtown Women’s Center where she focused on the creation of an evidence-based program aimed at housing and providing supportive services to a hundred of the most vulnerable women experiencing homelessness from the Skid Row community. In addition, she was a Program Manager at UCLA’s Center for Community Learning and at a non-profit serving homeless transitional age youth. She has conducted evaluations of LAUSD’s lowest-performing schools’ attendance to determine interventions to improve outcomes and has spent a semester in South Africa examining the historical consequences that contributed to segregated communities in Cape Town. She holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.