Lyric Kelkar

Policy Director Inclusive Action for the City , Los Angeles CA
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Lyric Kelkar is the Policy Director at Inclusive Action for the City where she leads research and policy advocacy for better access to government systems and protections for low-wage workers, micro entrepreneurs, and small businesses across Los Angeles. She works in multiple coalition spaces to drive equitable policy and community development solutions to counteract exclusion within the field of urban planning at the local, regional, and state levels, including through budget advocacy. Recent wins include a $50 million California state fund for grants to micro entrepreneurs excluded from pandemic relief, and commercial rent relief for micro businesses in LA County.

Transforming investment in communities

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CCI is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and The California Endowment.

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