Asher Young


Asher provides research and analytical support for New York City’s “Raise the Age” implementation planning effort. He has also supported the Invest Health program, an initiative of the Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that helps mid-sized cities across the United States engage city leaders to work together to improve health outcomes in low-income communities.

Prior to joining Bennett Midland, Asher worked as a research assistant for the Government Department at Wesleyan University, reviewing works of classical political theory for an upcoming book on radical enfranchisement, civil disobedience, and jury service. He also worked in the Exhibitions Department at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and as a contributing writer for the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, MA. Asher graduated from Wesleyan University with degrees in Government and Hispanic Literatures and Cultures.

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