Gilda Haas

Unit 18 Faculty

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Gilda Haas is an organizer, educator, and economic development professional who has been helping grassroots organizations build economies from the ground up for thirty years. Haas has taught economic development at UCLA’s Department of Urban Planning for 25 years, where she also founded the Community Scholars Program, a joint initiative of UCLA’s Department of Urban Planning and the UCLA Labor Center that recognizes the important role that community and labor leaders play in shaping community development policy.

Courses Taught

LBR STDS 188 Seminar 2 How to Create a Worker-Owned Cooperative Business


Economic Development