Jayla Lundstrom is a Policy Fellow at the Sorenson Impact Center currently researching solutions to the housing affordability crisis as well as working to increase the social impact of the recent Opportunity Zone legislation.
In addition to working at the Sorenson Impact Center, Jayla does research under the Department of Latin American Studies on the pathways that facilitate civic and political participation of undocumented immigrants. During her time at the University of Utah, Jayla has studied the ethics of human migration with the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights, taught French at a community center in the Atlas Mountains of Morrocco, and worked as a campus organizer for the Utah Rivers Council. Jayla hopes to continue to learn how climate change, human rights, and migration intersect.
Jayla is a senior at the University of Utah majoring in Political Science and International Studies with a minor in French.