Jesús Guzmán is a policy program associate in the Research to Action Lab at the Urban Institute, where he works to create an economy that is inclusive, sustainable, and just. For more than 10 years, Guzmán has designed and implemented local programs and advocated for large-scale policy solutions to improve economic outcomes for Latinos, immigrants, and communities of color. Previously, at Corazón Healdsburg, he worked with community partners in building a county-wide coalition to launch a guaranteed basic income pilot serving low-income families with young children. Previously, Guzmán managed the research and data initiatives for the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color at PolicyLink to advance race and gender justice by transforming systems. Guzmán began as a community organizer working with day laborers and domestic workers to build power and center dignity in the workplace. Guzmán graduated from the Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University and holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.
Policy Program Associate