Through the decades, SAJE has become well known for developing novel models for equitable development and urban land use.

Policy InfluenceOur research team dissects established systems to uncover the way policy affects the daily lives of Los Angeles residents. We are rethinking urban policy to ensure community development includes our whole community from conceptualization to completion. In the process, we’re finding bold solutions to fight displacement.

The SAJE Research & Equity Development team

Joe Donlin

Deputy Director / Director of Research & Policy Advocacy

Maria Patiño Gutierrez

Assistant Director of Policy & Research

Alex Ferrer

Policy & Research Analyst

Kaitlyn Quackenbush

Assistant Director of Policy & Research