About Jonathan P. Bell
Jonathan Pacheco Bell (@c1typlann3r) is an Embedded Urban Planner in South Central Los Angeles. Jonathan was born in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of L.A. and raised by his headstrong single mother and grandmother in East Los Angeles/Montebello. A fierce advocate for South Central L.A.'s unincorporated areas, Jonathan's passion for the community was born in 1988 when he first heard NWA's groundbreaking album Straight Outta Compton. On any given day you'll find him in the community of Florence-Firestone partnering with stakeholders to improve quality of life. A product of the California public school system from kindergarten to graduate school, Jonathan holds an M.A. in Urban Planning from UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and an MLIS from SJSU iSchool.