Lindsay Rosenthal is a Research Assistant for the Heath Policy and Women’s Health and Rights teams at American Progress. Her policy work is informed by direct-service experience working with youth and families involved in the foster care and juvenile justice systems. Before joining American Progress, Lindsay worked on research and program development for the Illinois Subsequent Pregnancy Program and served as an intern for the White House Domestic Policy Council.
In 2010 Lindsay earned her master’s degree from the University of Chicago, where her interdisciplinary research focused on structural violence in the foster care system. She earned her B.A. in English literature and women’s studies from Florida International University.