Daphne (she/her) is Deputy Director with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency working on climate resilience and neighborhood planning.
Josh (he/him) is a practicing architect and designer, investigating the psychological and sociological consequences of our environments.
Dr. Sophonie Joseph
Visual Arts & Urban Planning
Sophonie (she/her) uses conceptual photography and documentary filmmaking as tools to conduct visual sociology.
Justin Garrett Moore
Urban Design, Planning & Development
Justin (he/him) is a transdisciplinary designer and urbanist and is the program officer for the Humanities in Place program at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Transporation & Community Relations
Justine (she/her) is a Mobility Strategist at Ford Mobility where she works with municipalities and communities on solutions to move people and goods more efficiently throughout Southern California.
Housing Finance & Community Dev.
Brysan (he/him) is interested in the ways that government and non-profits can improve the financial well-being of urban residents and families.
Planning & Policy
Aldea (she/her) is responsible for improving strategic initiatives and planning processes that impact transportation divisions as the Policy Director for North Carolina’s Department of Transportation (NCDOT).
Public Health & Social Impact
Jasmine (she/her) is a researcher and strategist committed to dismantling systems of oppression and rebuilding a world where Black, Indigenous, and People of Color thrive.
Design & Education
Peter's (he/him) research focuses on cultural subjectivity and the city, broaching parallels and interferences among architectural/urban design, planning and cultural theories as a means to engage/inform social action.
Board Circle; Project Partner
Armando (he/him) is an urban planner working in the private sector.
Storytelling & Community Development
Kyra (she/her) is an urbanist with a focus on storytelling to bolster community ties and preservation.
Beryl Briane (she/her) has a vested interest in supporting cultural organizations who work with communities of color to maximize funding and mission impact.
Community & Urban Planning
Jennifer (she/her) leads collaboratives of community organizations, city staff, and elected officials in envisioning and strategizing to achieve improved walking, biking, and social change.
Board Circle; Project Partner
Vanessa (she/her) is a social impact planner and leads community engagement, cultural preservation, and design initiatives in Black community spaces.
Ujijji (she/her) is a practicing landscape architect, urban planner and researcher based in Detroit.
Breanna (she/her) designs sustainable landscapes that foster local economic development.
Economic Development & Heritage
Kenyatta (she/her) is an urban planner and strategist interested in neighborhood resource distribution and heritage conservation.
Participatory Design & Arts / Culture
Emma (she/her) co-designs emerging communities of anti-disciplinary creatives that transform culture.
Architecture & Social Work
Alicia (she/her) works with community development corporations, private developers, and non-profits to create visions of spaces that reflect their mission and goals for positive change.