Maia Hardy is an undergraduate student in the Urban and Regional Planning program at EMU. Her concentration is in non-profit administration and she is working towards a certification from the Non-Profit Leadership Alliance. She works at Avalon Housing, a non- profit organization in Ann Arbor where she focuses her work on community/ tenant organizing efforts. Maia also interns with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti.
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Noah Pylvainen is a senior at EMU graduating this spring with a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning and a minor in music. His passion for public space and urban design has resulted in several research projects. One titled "A Place to Skate: The Battle for Inclusive Public Space and Why We Need it" which was presented at the Undergrad Symposium and the Michigan Association of Planning Student Conference. His presentation "The Lost Art of Public Space" was presented at the TEDxEMU this spring. Noah currently lives in Ypsilanti and runs his own wedding and portrait photography business.
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