Faculty Profile:

Leslie JordanFounder, Perch Projects/Consulting Program Manager Housing for HealthLos Angeles County Department of Health Services

Over the last 3 years, Leslie has collaborated with leadership to develop and implement a Capital Construction Program for Interim Housing to serve people experiencing homelessness in LA County. The Program includes over 30 projects to date, encompassing remodels of existing buildings, conversion of warehouses, to ground up construction. She assesses the projects for costs/benefits, appropriateness of design for the client population and improved delivery of services. She builds alliances with County stakeholders, funders, service providers, designers and builders, and people who have experienced homelessness, to bring these projects to completion. Leslie holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Leslie founded Perch Projects in 2015.