Laura Urteaga-Fuentes

Laura Urteaga-Fuentes
City of Detroit Mayor's Office Homelessness Fellow
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Laura Urteaga-Fuentes joined Poverty Solutions as the homelessness policy fellow, a unique partnership between Poverty Solutions and the City of Detroit meant to increase capacity and infuse the city with the university’s action-oriented research. Urteaga-Fuentes is housed at the City of Detroit’s Housing and Revitalization Department’s Homeless Solutions team and works closely with homeless response system partners across the city to move the needle on ending homelessness. Prior to this role, Urteaga-Fuentes worked in the Washtenaw County homeless response system to provide policy expertise, monitor state and federal compliance, and ensure the coordinated and strategic implementation of all efforts to end homelessness. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan and has been practicing macro social work for more than 10 years.