Kayley Estoesta


Kayley works across digital equity, food justice, community development, and more to help build cities that are more just. She’s passionate about designing systems, programs, and places that better serve communities of color and the working class.

As part of the Broadband and Digital Equity Team, she’s managed statewide public engagement programs and conducted extensive quantitative and qualitative analyses to help several State’s write their digital equity plans and funnel millions of federal dollars into the communities most impacted by the digital divide. She’s also helped design digital equity programs for public, private, and nonprofit actors across the country to better deliver broadband service, devices, and digital literacy training.

Kayley has also advised various clients on real estate market and development projects, with a focus on revitalizing neighborhoods, preserving housing and commercial affordability, and delivering new community spaces and facilities. She also works on food system projects and policy issues at HR&A, bringing experience working with the Sweet Water Foundation in the South Side of Chicago, where she practiced urban farming and urban ecology as a means of regenerative neighborhood development.

Kayley graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Urban Studies.