Emmi Obara
Emmi
Obara
Research Associate, Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment

Obara is a research associate in MDRC’s Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment policy area. She is a data and impacts lead for evaluations in the Los Angeles County Reentry Integrated Services Project and in the Building Evidence on Employment Strategies for Low-Income Families Project. Obara holds a doctorate in public policy from the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy at the University of Washington. Before her doctoral studies, she worked at MEF Associates.