Nisma Gabobe, research associate, writes about issues around housing and urban sustainability. A Puget Sound native, Nisma recently graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Government, with minors in Inequality Studies and Law & Society. She is deeply committed to fostering safe, healthy and empowered communities across racial and socioeconomic lines. Nisma has previously served as the Judiciary Intern with the office of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and she has interned with the Congress Watch division of Public Citizen, where she assisted with research into corporate influence over politics. Email her at nisma [at] sightline [dot] org.