Elizabeth Blaney, Co-Executive Director, Union de Vecinos
Delmira Gonzalez, Resident, Boyle Heights
Mott Smith, Co-Founder and Principal, Civic Enterprise
With: Joie Chen, Freelance Journalist
Elizabeth Blaney is the Co-Executive Director of Union de Vecinos.
Joie Chen is the anchor/correspondent for America Tonight, Al Jazeera America’s flagship current affairs program. Previously, Chen had been a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent for CBS News, where she also served as a regular contributor to the network’s long-form program CBS Sunday Morning. For a decade prior to that, Chen was a lead anchor for CNN and CNN International.
Delmira Gonzalez is Resident of Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California.
Paul Ong is a Professor in the School of Public Affairs, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and Asian American Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is also the Director of the Center for Neighborhood Knowledge.
Mott Smith is the Co-Founder and Principal at Civic Enterprise.