Monica Rodriguez

Citizen D Fellow 

Monica Rodriguez is a Citizen D Fellow at buildingcommunityWORKSHOP. She is part of the People Organizing Place (POP) initiative working with Neighborhood Stories, and supporting communications with research, writing, and film. Monica has spent the past year working for Citizen D, a nonprofit organization aimed at supporting the skills and entrepreneurship of the community through urban agriculture.

Born in Dallas, TX, Monica is committed to celebrating the different cultures, and stories, of our time. After co-creating and conducting a research study, Perceptions of Race Relations at SMU, she opened way to an interest in data and impact. She brings experience having previously worked with groups such as the George W. Bush Library, CNN, and the SMU Hunt Institute. She also brings international experience having completed a strategic communications internship with markettiers4DC in London, UK

Monica holds a B.A. in Communication Studies, with a minor in Psychology, from Southern Methodist University, and an A.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Richland College.