Episode 062: Aja Brown and Jason Jaggard on Cities, Collaboration and Criticism
Mayor Aja Brown made history at 31, becoming the youngest mayor ever elected in the City of Compton, California. Under her leadership and focusing on community partnerships, the city is thriving with a 50% decrease in homicides and a 50% reduction in unemployment. In this episode of the GLS Podcast, Mayor Brown sits down with Jason Jaggard to discuss the way she approaches collaborative problem-solving and the importance of faith-based communities in city transformation. In addition, she describes the self-leadership practices that propelled her into leadership at such a young age.