Jessica Goodheart

Jessica Goodheart

Jessica is Director of LAANE's Repower LA project, which successfully advocated for increased investment in energy efficiency programs that lead to good jobs and savings for struggling communities at the country's largest municipally-owned utility. Jessica has served as LAANE’s Research Director, authoring numerous studies. Before joining LAANE in 1997, she managed a U.S. EPA-funded project that evaluated a non-toxic alternative to professional dry cleaning. Jessica worked as a reporter in the early 1990s, writing stories for the L.A. Times, the LA Reader and the Village View. She received a B.A. in history from Columbia College in 1989 and, in 1995, an M.A. in urban planning from UCLA, where she helped to organize a union for teaching assistants and other academic student employees. She is the author of Earthquake Season, a book of poems.

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can’t let go of it: Appreciating Wanda Coleman

Over the past week, since Wanda Coleman’s untimely death at 67, admirers have been remembering her formidable body of work, her electrifying readings – and her identification with the city ...

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The L.A.Times Misses the Bigger Picture

You wouldn’t know it from the Los Angeles Times’ recent coverage, but the labor contract with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 18 currently under consideration by city officials ...

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