Associate Director, Children & Families Program
Sarah Crow is the Associate Director of the Children and Families program, where she oversees the California policy team focused on early childhood education and health issues, as well as work-family policy. Prior to joining Next Generation, Sarah worked as a senior analyst at the San Francisco Human Services Agency and advised on issues including subsidized employment, child care, food assistance, and access to Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program. From that position, she led the implementation of the Affordable Care Act for the City’s Medi-Cal enrollment agency. In previous experience, Sarah worked as a researcher and consultant to state and federal public agencies, as well as foundations and non-profits, on a range of issues including children’s health insurance programs, welfare policy, health access, and school-based health centers.
Sarah holds a bachelor's degree in comparative literature from Oberlin College and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Michigan. She sits on the Board of Directors of Help A Mother Out, a local non-profit that delivers diapers to low-income Bay Area families. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and two fabulous kids.