JUDGES | LA 2018

Laura Raymond

Alliance for
Community Transit


Laura Raymond is the Director of the Alliance for Community Transit – Los Angeles (ACT-LA), a coalition of 35 organizations from across the City of Los Angeles. As Los Angeles invests $160 billion into its transit system and transforms into a denser and more sustainable city, ACT-LA is dedicated to ensuring that the interests of communities of color and low-income communities are prioritized. Currently, she is directing efforts to ensure equitable development principles are part of all of LA’s Community Plan updates and Metropolitan Transportation Authority policies. Over the last 20 years, she has been active in a wide range of policy campaigns, civil and human rights projects and has built and coordinated numerous social justice coalitions.

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