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LISTEN: Where Research Meets Community To Create Change

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Claudia Isaac

In this episode we speak with Claudia Isaac. She’s an associate professor in the school of architecture and planning at the University of New Mexico. She received the 2nd Annual Community Engaged Research Lectureship Award from the Office of Vice President for Research. Her work has focused on community engaged scholarship & practice in the areas of affordable housing, neighborhood planning and land use, community economic development, and metropolitan redevelopment. Among the organizations with whom she has worked are: New Mexico Main Street, the Southeast Heights Health Coalition, Enlace Comunitario, and the American Friends Service Committee.

Resources:

A Ladder Of Citizen Participation -  Sherri Arnstein

Albuquerque Workforce Housing Presentations - Claudia Isaac

Fair America - Robert Rydell

Megan has been a journalist for 25 years and worked at business weeklies in San Antonio, New Orleans and Albuquerque. She first came to KUNM as a phone volunteer on the pledge drive in 2005. That led to volunteering on Women’s Focus, Weekend Edition and the Global Music Show. She was then hired as Morning Edition host in 2015, then the All Things Considered host in 2018. Megan was hired as News Director in 2021.