Appointed as Applied Research Specialist, ACT-LA


ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

PhD field of study

PhD, Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

Position Description

The Alliance for Community Transit-Los Angeles (ACT-LA) is a coalition of 42 organizations that fight for housing and transit justice in Los Angeles County. This coalition strives to create just, equitable, sustainable transit systems and neighborhoods for all people in Los Angeles, placing the interest of low-income communities and communities of color first. Coalition members include tenants’ rights organizations, affordable housing developers, workers’ centers, public interest law firms, and public health advocates. The Applied Research Specialist will join a small, high-capacity staff team, leading the coalition’s research efforts and support our ongoing advocacy, communications, and community organizing efforts in Los Angeles, CA.