Public Works: Our Journey and Our Future

Sixteen years ago, my husband Kurt and I moved to Pasadena where he had grown up. I was very pregnant and it was his turn to go to graduate school. I liked the idea of moving to a city that had a large gap between rich and poor as a microcosm of America’s problems.  I had just completed an amazing four years at UC Berkeley learning the ins and outs of federal and state education policy at work...
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