Alexis Stephens, Senior Communications Associate, develops and disseminates communications strategies for PolicyLink. Delivering messages about economic and social equity, Alexis contributed to the America's Tomorrow newsletter and provides general media advocacy support to multiple teams across the organization. Previously, she was Next City's 2014-2015 equitable cities fellow. She has a BA in urban studies from Barnard College and an MS in historic preservation from the University of Pennsylvania. She is an avid follower of global music subcultures and has written about them in Rolling Stone, SPIN, and MTV Iggy.