Leslie Mullins currently serves as the Mid-Atlantic Housing Stabilization Manager for Enterprise Community Partners and has worked in the field of community and economic development for over 15 years. Their areas of expertise include strategic planning, affordable housing development, program evaluation, capacity building, and project management. Previously, Leslie led the Crime and Justice Institute’s (CJI) strategic planning technical assistance work in Louisiana. Leslie oversees Justice Reinvestments Initiative publications and is committed to using a multidisciplinary approach to help to improve the lives of vulnerable populations.
Leslie has worked extensively with local agencies to solve complex problems. Notably, they led the development and implementation of the City of Oakland’s Preservation and Rehabilitation of Existing Affordable Rental Housing Funding program and managed the development of affordable multifamily rental units throughout California. Leslie received their BS in civil engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, their master’s in city planning (MCP) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and their PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.