Maya Salcido White is a Research Associate for Urban Strategies Council, contributing to research and evaluation projects primarily focused on violence prevention in Oakland, CA. Maya has over five years of experience conducting research and evaluation for non-profit organizations, specifically in public education. Maya values community-based participatory research, the creation of accessible data sources for community members, and the inclusion of youth and elders in the process of creating data-driven solutions.
Maya obtained a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive and Brain Science. She is also an artist and arts educator who teaches bilingual after-school classes to San Francisco, CA, elementary school students.