MPA Fellows, Class of 2022
Planning and Development Associate, HRA of New Britain
Mary McCallister has spent over 10 years working with special needs children and their families in addition to multiple service projects. She has been a member of the New Britain City Planning Commission, DCF Regional Advisory Council, HRA Board of Directors, and creator and coordinator of multiple outreach programs including the Greater New Britain Parent Support Group in collaboration with CT Parent Advocacy Council (CPAC). Recently, Mary has been working with the Office of Early Childhood (OEC) to improve early childhood programs and policy as well as form a Parent Cabinet which will increase the parent voice in government and increase policy education to families of diverse socioeconomic status. Mary has a Bachelors’ degrees in Psychology and Child Studies. Mary is excited to add a concentration in Law and Public Policy to her MPA coursework.