Monica is Communications Director at Team Better Block, cofounder of RAFT (River Activation for the Trinity, and founder of Little D Markets. After working in commercial real estate for 3 years, Monica moved into roles that supported her work in advocating walkability and active use of public space. Under Little D Markets, Monica organizes regular pop-up markets in a number of Dallas neighborhoods, and RAFT is a volunteer-run group that encourages frequent use of Dallas’ outdoor spaces. She was named one of Dallas’ 100 Creatives by the Dallas Observer and was listed on Central Track’s “The Tracklist” in 2015, a series on change makers in Dallas who are working to shape the city. She graduated from the Unviersity of Dallas with a BA in English.