emerging leaders council
Development and Communications Manager
Arts for LA
1149 S Hill St Ste H-100
T (213) 225-7580
Charlie Jensen manages Arts for LA's communications and membership programs and assists with development activities. He holds BAs in film studies and cultural studies & comparative literature from the University of Minnesota and an MFA in creative writing from Arizona State University, where he also did graduate work in nonprofit management. He is a founding member of the consulting think tank and enclave Radar Collective and has worked in the corporate, nonprofit, and higher education sectors. He is the author of a poetry collection, The First Risk, and three shorter chapbooks of poems, most recently The Nanopedia Quick-Reference Pocket Lexicon of Contemporary American Culture.