What you do now, professionally:
Community Organizing in Education
Why you do it (what motivates you, why you find this work interesting or meaningful):
I find this work continually interesting, challenging, and meaningful. How you got here: I first was a teacher in Teach for America and then wanted to transfer the knowledge of the school system into organizing work.
What your background in Urban Studies has done for you:
Helped me think in an interdisciplinary way and handle lots of different information. It allowed me to study very relevant topics to the work I wanted to do practically in the world.