Fighting Poverty, Building Sustainable Economies & Resilient Communities

LURN is redefining urban renewal.

Our Work

Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN) is a community development organization whose mission is to bring people together to design, build, and promote sustainable communities that allow people to live their greatest potential.

LURN implements this work through three
different divisions:


Learn More

A purpose-driven innovation
lab that focuses on
developing solutions
for real issues.

Learn More


Learn More

Access to capital for
workers, innovative
entrepreneurs and
committed individuals.

Learn More


Learn More

In-house consulting
team that is dedicated
to fighting poverty
and building economies.

Learn More

LURN’S events bring together a
cross-section of change makers from
various fields who are working to improve communities in urban areas.

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

Marco Covarrubias

Ginger Hitzke

Ami Pascual Spear

Jorge Garrido

Ricardo Mireles

Vikram Jadhav

Christopher Goett

Jeanmarie Hance

Edgar Aguirre

Bill Roschen

Monique Chavoya

Reagan Maechling

Sign up to recieve our newsletter:


Leadership for Urban Renewal Network

553 S Clarence St
Los Angeles CA 90033
(323) 604-9765

Contact Us