Cynthia Mejia is an assistant development manager at National CORE, where she is responsible for helping guide projects through various stages of the development process, including conceptual, design, entitlements, community engagement and approvals. With a background in government relations and public affairs, Cynthia is skilled in coordinating community outreach programs to advance housing and planning goals. As a project planner, Cynthia also collaborates on a range of planning and community development efforts including local plans and documents, policy analyses, and legislative tracking. Cynthia earned a certificate in Affordable Housing Development from UCLA and holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Riverside. In her spare time, Cynthia enjoys taking her family on adventures near and far and listening to audiobooks on the way.