Caitlin Baggott is one of the directors of the Bus Project, a "democracy non-profit" that engages new and young people as volunteers in politics. Part of the team of volunteers who kick-started the Bus in 2002, Caitlin's work has focused on leadership development and civic engagement. She helped launch and now runs the Bus Project's national leadership training program, PolitiCorps, which teaches college students about organizing skills and habits of leadership. Caitlin's background includes several years working with homeless and incarcerated youth, teaching creative writing and arts in low income schools, and managing a study abroad program. She lives in NE Portland with her wonky husband, Rich Rodgers, and their daughter.