As Policy Associate at the Roosevelt Institute, Elijah Wilson runs multiple projects and activities, including management of student policy coordinators and student policy projects and coordination of student engagement workshops, annual events, and community resources. He develops and manages project goals and work plans; program and project evaluation, data management, and reporting. In addition, he also develops policy curriculum and assessment tools and conducts routine site visits and in-person and digital training.
Prior to joining Roosevelt, Elijah worked at a local educational nonprofit in the city of Philadelphia, ensuring that children within the Philadelphia School District had a range of after-school activities that would keep them safe, engaged, inspired, and passionate about learning. Wilson earned a certification of completion from American University (Washington Semester) with an emphasis on campaigns and elections and politics in 2017. Wilson also earned a BA in political science with a minor in Africana studies from Arcadia University in 2020.