We design services

FOr and with people

Work We've Done

We partner with federal and municipal agencies to research, design, and test new public services. We also work with philanthropies and academic institutions to develop human-centered strategies for social innovation.

Public Benefits Access

NYC DOE Office of Community Schools and Single Stop

Veteran Mental Health

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

School Choice

NYC Department of Education

Jail & Opioid Use

Louisville Metro Government

Affordable Housing

NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Digital Services

NYC Mayor's Office of Digital Strategy

High-Need Student Services

NYC Department of Education

Have a problem to Solve?

The Public Policy Lab is a mission-driven 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, dedicated to designing policy and services with and for low-income and at-risk communities. If you have a problem to solve, or if you’d like to dream up a project together, get in touch— we’d love to talk.