Jake Becker

Hometown: 
Philadelphia, PA
Education: 
MSEd in Secondary Education, UPenn
MBA Urban Economic Development, Eastern University
BA in Urban Studies, UPenn
What brought you to Urban Studies?: 

I love the city I grew up in and have raised my family in. I am in Urban Studies to seek shalom in the city through my family, my work and my teaching.

Areas of interest: 

Education, leadership, community organizing 

Career/Career Ambitions: 

Educational leadership, health care (HIV/AIDS, finance)

Courses: 
URBS 473- History and Theory of Community Organizing

I currently serve as the Head of School at The City School.

Quote: 
"Power comes from two places - organized people and organized money." -Saul Alinsky