Leah joined ELP as a research analyst in January 2016. In this role, she provides research and general project support to ELP staff and clients. Leah has worked in the nonprofit, public, and philanthropic sectors, focusing on community development and stakeholder engagement. Currently, Leah is assisting Eden Housing in mapping the affordable housing landscape in San Diego using ArcGIS software. Prior to ELP, Leah was a VISTA at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, where she managed a neighborhood evaluation project in which she collected, analyzed, and presented housing data that was shared with various stakeholders, including Frogtown Neighborhood Association, Frogtown Rondo Home Fund, and the City of Saint Paul, MN. Leah is currently an M.P.A. candidate at the University of Southern California, and received her B.A. in Sociology and Music from Loyola Marymount University.