HeidiKurniawanAs CEDAM’s Policy Intern, Heidi assists in research and advocacy for local, state, and federal policies that affect CEDAM members and helps with developing resources and materials for members including policy updates and issue briefs. Her goal as an intern is to aid in engaging CEDAM members in policy advocacy through communication and events throughout communities and the state.

Heidi is originally from Peoria, Illinois, and is currently a third-year student at Michigan State University pursuing a degree in Social Relations and Policy. She is passionate about localizing social issues and providing outreach to low-income sectors of the community, and hopes to one day blend her interest in urban development and public policy to help target inequality and create better communities.