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Branden Miles

Policy and Research Manager

Branden Miles is the Policy and Research Manager for the Mayor's Office of Black Male Advancement (BMA). He is responsible for developing data-informed policies to meet the needs of Boston's Black men and boys. Branden works with a variety of departments and divisions to track and report on Black men and boys demographic trends, evaluate policy and program performance, and research and design new policies to guide public and private investment in Black men and boys.

Before joining BMA, Branden worked at the Social Science Research Council, an independent, international nonprofit organization that mobilizes policy-relevant social and behavioral science for the public good. As a member of the Strategic Learning and Evaluation program he provided evaluation and research assistance to seven international fellowship programs funded by Atlantic Philanthropies.

Branden received his Master's in Public Policy from Brandeis University and his BA from Hamilton College. He is a recipient of The Posse Foundation Full-Tuition Leadership Scholarship, Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center Social Innovation Fellowship, and the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy Summer Fellowship. Branden is passionate about equitable access to opportunity for Black men and boys and believes in removing structural barriers to opportunity for both individuals and communities to thrive.

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