Dr. Fredrica Kramer
Dr. Fredrica Kramer has resided in Southwest for almost 40-years. She is an independent consultant and teaches urban policy at the University of Maryland. Her career has focused on social welfare and poverty issues, and she is a nationally recognized expert on policies and programs involving faith-based and community organizations (FBCOs) delivering publicly-funded services. She has written and spoken extensively on research needs and evaluation of human services provided by FBCOs and evaluation of faith-infused services. She has worked in a variety of institutional settings and research think tanks, taught social policy and research and evaluation methods in graduate public policy programs. Her professional interests have converged with personal interests to help the community meet the challenges and seek potential benefits of redevelopment. She has testified on multiple occasions on the Wharf development and the Soccer Stadium plans, and continues to work on strategies to save affordable housing in the City and the immediate community. Dr. Kramer holds a master’s degree in urban planning, and a master’s degree and doctorate in public administration.