Isaiah Blake (he/him) is CSPI's Engagement Associate and manages relationships with community partners in the Midwest and New York State.

Prior experience

Prior to joining CSPI, Isaiah worked for the Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation (CBEDC) as a Program Coordinator and Community Manager, building relationships between local organizations and activists to tackle economic disparities in the Brownsville and East New York neighborhoods of Brooklyn. He is also an Urban Farmer. He has a B.A. in Political Science from SUNY University at Albany.

Joined CSPI

Isaiah joined CSPI in March 2024.

What's the most inspiring part of your job?

“What inspires me most about my role is the chance to help local folks have a direct say in the ways their communities access food. I'm so excited to see how policies translate to folks on the ground.”