Campaign Coordinator

Caitlin Connolly
cconnolly@nelp.org

202-683-4814
Washington, DC Office

Areas of Expertise
Home care, direct care workforce, eldercare workforce

Biography
Caitlin W. Connolly is the Home Care Fair Pay campaign coordinator, having joined NELP in 2015, working to ensure home care workers receive the labor protections afforded through the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Caitlin joined NELP after serving as the project director of the Eldercare Workforce Alliance, a coalition of 30 national organizations committed to providing older adults quality care by strengthening the workforce trained to care for them.  As senior project manager at the American Geriatrics Society, Caitlin worked on quality, research, and policy issues as well as part of the development team.  Prior to that, Caitlin spent eight years working with older adults, adults with disabilities, children, youth and families in low-income, supportive, and public housing. 

Education:
M.A. University of Massachusetts at Boston
M.A. Baruch College
B.A. George Washington University