Regional + City Planning Master’s student Daisy Munoz was appointed as Ward 6’s representative to the MAPS 4 Advisory Board by the City of Oklahoma City Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Members of the council will serve terms of up to 3 years.
Daisy is a first-generation college student from the Southside of Oklahoma City. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in English Writing. During her undergraduate career, Daisy recognized the importance of creating better opportunities for marginalized communities while disseminating information about opportunities for higher education.
After graduating, she decided to pursue a master’s degree in Regional City and Planning with a focus on community and economic development at the University of Oklahoma. During her first year in the master’s program, she worked as a graduate research assistant understanding immigrant homeownership choices, urban displacement, and government responses to COVID-19 discrimination.
Currently, Daisy also serves in the Leadership Team of Dream Action Oklahoma, a youth-led immigrant rights activist organization that educates, empowers, and advocates for immigrants in Oklahoma through education, civic engagement, and community service. Daisy’s goal is to work in Oklahoma City as an urban planner and to strengthen the relationship between communities and planning agencies.