As Program Associate at Roosevelt Forward, Eamon Ross coordinates the Roosevelt Network’s alumni program, ensuring that program alumni can continue to engage with Roosevelt in meaningful and substantive ways. Coordinating with the network’s National Director and alumni board of advisors, his work involves identifying and cultivating resources, relationships, and opportunities to support network members and funnel them into the diverse field of public service and progressive movement-building work, as well as leveraging the collective power of alumni to support network students.
Prior to joining Roosevelt full-time, Eamon was a 2017–2018 Emerging Fellow for the Roosevelt Network. His work focused on the intersection of food insecurity and community economic development in Binghamton, New York. During his time as an Emerging Fellow, he published The Many Hands Food Cooperative, Ending Food Deserts, and Building Sustainable Communities through Asset-Ownership and Community Empowerment, a report on the disparate impacts of food deserts. He graduated from Binghamton University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in political science.