Lauren Talley is a Program Assistant with both CityHealth and the Big Cities Health Coalition.
Prior to her current role, Lauren worked as the Policy and Engagement Assistant at Health Care for the Homeless in Baltimore City. There she worked primarily on food insecurity and its impact on health outcomes as well as advocated for increased access to health care and affordable housing in Baltimore. While completing her undergraduate degree, Lauren conducted research on food insecurity rates among children birth to five and the impact of COVID-19 on food accessibility and security in North Carolina.
Lauren has her BA in Public Policy and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.