Monique Chavoya, Project Manager for McCormack Baron Salazar, receives Greenlining Institute’s Torchbearer Award
May 15, 2011 | McCormack Baron Salazar
In the spring of 2011, McCormack Baron Salazar Project Manager, Monique Chavoya, was selected to receive the Greenlining Institute’s Torchbearer award. The torchbearer award is for an alumna/us of the Greenlining Institute’s Academy who has continued the organization’s mission of advocacy and working for the betterment of low-income and communities of color in California.
Ms. Chavoya serves as the project manager for McCormack Baron Salazar’s MacArthur Park Metro, a two-phase, affordable, mixed-use Transit Oriented Development in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining McCormack Baron Salazar, Ms. Chavoya worked as a Project Manager for East LA Community Corporation, a non-profit organization building affordable housing in Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles. She also spent a year working on housing and fair growth policy issues as a Sustainable Development Fellow for the Greenlining Institute in Berkeley, California. Ms. Chavoya holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Latin American Literature from Smith College and a Master of Arts in Urban Planning from UCLA.
The Torchbearer award was presented to Ms. Chavoya on Friday, May 13th at the Greenlining Institute’s 18th Annual Economic Summit Dinner.