ANGELICA M. FRIAS is a strategist focused on designing transformative community impact projects to build sustainable communities. She brings 16 years of experience in stakeholder engagement, strategic partnerships, and program design from various sectors, including energy sustainability, telecommunications, and healthcare. Most recently, she has focused on consulting and collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams, advising on outreach, project design, and community development. Previously, Angelica was a senior manager with Pacific Gas and Electric’s Low-Income Programs and Strategies division, where she led cross-product marketing. Angelica holds an M.S. in urban planning from Cal Poly Pomona and a B.A. in political science from California State University, Los Angeles.
Los Angeles is working to add new technologies, such as Wi-Fi, security cameras, and solar panels, to its street lights to increase services offered to residents, further improve street safety, and potentially raise revenue. FUSE executive fellow Angelica Frias is partnering with the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting to help define objectives for adding these technologies and create a strategy for implementation.