Former Project Coordinator and SR2S High School Coodinator
Isa worked on TransForm’s Regional Advocacy and Safe Routes to Schools teams. On Regional Advocacy, he worked to engage low-income communities, elected officials, transit riders, and Bay Area residents in transportation, land use, and housing plans, projects, and policies. Isa was also a High School coordinator with the Safe Routes to Schools team. He left TransForm to pursue a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley.
Isa is passionate about addressing the fact that environmental degradation and urbanization disproportionately harm certain communities. Particular areas of interest include food deserts, housing inequality, climate adaptation, and indigenous methods of sustainable living. Prior to joining TransForm, Isa was the Environmental Justice Fellow at the Center for Environmental Health.
During his time at the University of Michigan, Isa received his bachelors in Public Policy with a concentration in Sustainable Urban Policy. He served as the chair of the Native American Student Association for multiple years and worked with tribes throughout the country organizing student-led powwows and many other events.
In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, dancing salsa, bike riding, and meditating.