Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN) is composed of a group of passionate professionals dedicated to supporting sustainable communities by developing solutions to fight poverty, build sustainable economies and resilient communities. We promote and build places that meet the diverse needs of residents, are sensitive to the environment, and contribute to healthy living and opportunity.

LURN believes that urban planning and community economic development strategies need to be re-mixed with fresh thinking and a little fearlessness. The fact is that the gap between the rich and the poor is only growing, low-income communities in urban areas are severely lacking investments and resources, and the systems in which we operate are often part of the problem. LURN strives to think freely, act with purpose, and seek results that improve the quality of life of people.

Meet the Team

Introducing the team that
makes it happen.

Rudy Espinoza

Alfred Fraijo, Jr.

Azusena Favela

Julie Jung

Maribel Garcia

Lyric Kelkar

Kateri Gutierrez

Ginger Hitzke

Jorge Garrido

Ami Pascual Spear

Vikram Jadhav

Reagan Maechling

Christopher Goett

Jeanmarie Hance

Edgar Aguirre

Bill Roschen

Monique Chavoya

Ricardo Mireles



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