Curriculum design and community economic development.
Gilda has led numerous economic projects and organizations, is a co-founder of the L.A. Co-op Lab, and has taught community economic development at UCLA for over 30 years. She was a founding director of Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, of Communities for Accountable Reinvestment, and of the Economic Development Unit of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. She is a co-founder of the national Right to the City Alliance and presently represents the L.A. Co-op Lab on the Board of the Seed Commons Financial cooperative.